Drop in hospital death rates may mean more Americans dying at home – CBS News

The number of inpatient hospital deaths dropped 8 percent over the decade study period from 776,000 deaths in 2000 to 715,000 in 2010, according to the report. During that time, the number of total hospitalizations increased 11 percent. Patients who died in the hospital had longer average hospital stays than all patients.

via Drop in hospital death rates may mean more Americans dying at home – CBS News.

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