Risk Factors for Hospitalization of Home Hospice Enrollees Development and Validation of a Predictive Tool
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated
Health Services for the Aged
Mental Health Services
Primary Health Care
Reasons for hospitalization among home hospice patients are complex. Patients who are younger, belong to a minority group, and have a greater number of chronic conditions are at increased odds of hospitalization. Our newly developed predictive tool identifies patients at risk for hospitalization and can serve as a benchmark for future model development.