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LTACH Model of Success

Moving Long Term Acute Care Hospitals Forward

 

In today’s environment, long-term acute care hospitals, or LTACHs, offer an effective operational model that provides quality care while reducing the cost of lengthy hospital stays in acute care environments.

 

Implementing Community Hospital Corporation's strategy for LTACH success, CHC and Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, Tyler, Texas, created a joint venture known as Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital. The hospital-within-a-hospital model allows the host hospital to manage patient length-of-stay; opens ICU beds sooner; offers transition to the appropriate care setting; and provides the host hospital potential distributions of excess cash flow generated by the LTACH.

 

Read the case study for more.

 

Learn more about developing a long-term acute care strategy in this Becker’s Hospital Review Executive Brief, “9 Considerations for Developing a Long-Term Acute-Care Hospital.” 

 

Tags: LTACH, Strategic Direction

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