"Health Care at Home May Help After Heart Surgery"

Heart surgery patients in home health care program had lower death and readmission rates

(dailyRx News) Could the manner in which heart surgery patients are treated after their operation affect their health and life span? Maybe so, say the authors of a new study.

This study compared results 30 days after heart surgery in those who received traditional care and those who were enrolled in a program involving increased communication and home visits by healthcare professionals.

The study found that participation in the home health care program lowered patients’ risk of hospital readmission following heart surgery.

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