Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
end of life
intensive care unit
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
length of stay
Minimum Data Set (CMS)
National Discharge Sample (NHPCO)
National Hospital and Palliative Care Organization
University Health Consortium
Veterans Health Administration
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