CMS has too few end-of-life measures for nursing homes, study finds

04/17/2012 | McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Additional quality measures for end-of-life care are needed for nursing homes, U.S. researchers reported in the Journal of Palliative Medicine. The CMS has two such measures: the number of nursing home patients who are transferred to a hospital and die, and the use of hospice care. Researchers called for the addition of measures addressing pain levels and shortness of breath.

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