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Managed care reduces hospitalizations in nursing home residents with advanced dementia

Nursing home residents with advanced dementia commonly experience burdensome, costly interventions that do not improve their quality of life or extend their survival. Now a new study suggests that providing intensive primary care services may result in less burdensome and less costly care for these terminally ill residents.

Led by researchers at the Harvard… Managed care reduces hospitalizations in nursing home residents with advanced dementia   



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