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Hospital ‘ACE’ Teams Curb Adverse Events, LOS, Costs
Health Leaders Media

Hospitals that use special Acute Care of the Elderly teams to target complex needs of their frail, elderly patients can see a drop in a dverse events and shorter lengths of stay, even if the patients aren’t housed in a dedicated unit but are scattered throughout the hospital.

And if the targeted care takes place in a distinct hospital unit, average costs for treating those patients, as well as 30-day readmissions, can drop too.