More than half of those who are homeless or considered “marginally housed” have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) at some point in their lives, and a quarter of them experienced a brain injury that was considered moderate or severe, according to a study published online by The Lancet in December.
Many healthcare organizations manage care for diabetes patients by prescribing medications and adjusting doses. But, increasingly, organizations like Geisinger Health System are paying closer attention to what goes on once the patient goes home and are helping to fill gaps that stand between patients and better health.
Is your hospital doing enough to manage patients with diabetes both in the hospital and when they transition to the next level or care or to home? A recent survey of more than 600 people in 408 U.S. hospitals, finds that some hospitals might be falling short.