What Is a Swing Bed? Know Your Healthcare Options

What Is a Swing Bed? Know Your Healthcare Options

When patients are discharged from the hospital, they often go from needing constant medical attention from professionals to managing things on their own at home very quickly. That can cause a lot of anxiety about how you’ll manage your conditions without the help of...
What Is a Swing Bed in a Hospital?

What Is a Swing Bed in a Hospital?

Most hospital visits address immediate needs, such as injuries or sudden illnesses. Most of these patients will go home within a few hours or days. But what if recovery takes longer?  That’s where swing beds come in. More commonly referred to as “transitional...
The Value of Transitional Care Units

The Value of Transitional Care Units

Shorter hospital stays can be beneficial for some patients. They allow them to recuperate in the comfort of their own home and free up much-needed hospital beds for others.  However, short hospital stays can also be challenging, especially for patients in rural...
What Is a Swing Bed Hospital?

What Is a Swing Bed Hospital?

Patients in rural communities often face a geographic barrier in healthcare, especially when it comes to post-hospital recovery. In urban areas, patients might go to a hospital for acute care and transfer to a specialist facility before they are well enough to go...