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04/24/2017

JAMA IM Article Discusses Tension Between Promoting Mobility and Preventing Falls

An article co-authored by Dr. Sharon Inouye has been published in JAMA Internal Medicine discussing the tension between promoting mobility and preventing falls in the hospital.  Are current CMS payment provisions  to prevent falls producing the intended outcomes?  Are the use of bed and chair alarms effective at reducing falls?  Read the article here to get the answers to these questions and many more, and to learn how the HELP program fits into this discussion!