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...
Better Recovery Begins With a Transitional Care Unit

Better Recovery Begins With a Transitional Care Unit

Imagine a bridge connecting two lands. On one end is the acute care hospital where patients receive urgent medical attention. On the other is home, where recovery continues in comfort and familiar surroundings.  This bridge between the two is what’s called a...
What Is a Swing Bed in Hospital Transitional Care?

What Is a Swing Bed in Hospital Transitional Care?

Have you ever heard the term “swing bed” and wondered if it’s as cozy as it sounds? It may not be a hammock in a hospital room, but it is something far more comforting.  East Adams Rural Healthcare (EARH) offers a comprehensive approach to patient care with a...