chronic-disease hospital

chronic-disease hospital

An institution which provides facilities and services primarily for chronically ill patients who require long-term care.
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Of the approximately 90 institutions, a little more than one-third may be termed chronic-disease hospitals, organized for the care of persons seriously or terminally ill with multiple diseases.
The chronic-disease hospitals typically reported one of two historical antecedents.
In addition, typical patients of chronic-disease hospitals are treated in a wide array of acute and post-acute settings-acute hospitals, chronic-disease hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, etc.
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