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Study: Acute care elders unit shortens hospital stay, maintains patients’ functional abilities

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June’s Health Affairs includes a study of an Acute Care for Elders Unit, which found that length of stay was significantly shorter, inpatient costs were lower, and patients’ functional abilities were maintained without an increase in hospital readmissions. Read more.

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