A new study finds that nursing facilities were able to reduce hospitalizations among residents without increasing their mortality risk. RTI International tracked 143 nursing facilities participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents. The results of the study were published in the October issue of Health Affairs.

New study finds that nursing facilities can reduce avoidable hospitalizations without increasing mortality risk, RTI International, October 2, 2018.