Hospice Admissions for Cancer in the Final Days of Life: Independent Predictors and Implications for Quality Measures

Conclusion Quality measures of hospice lengths of stay should include patient-mix adjustments for type of cancer and site of care. Patients with hematologic malignancies are at especially increased risk for late admission to hospice.

via Hospice Admissions for Cancer in the Final Days of Life: Independent Predictors and Implications for Quality Measures.

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