Poster Session  |   November 2018
Proposed Benefit of Increased Occupational Therapy Utilization to Decrease Hospital Readmissions of U.S. Veterans
Author Affiliations
  • Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Article Information
Military Rehabilitation / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Proposed Benefit of Increased Occupational Therapy Utilization to Decrease Hospital Readmissions of U.S. Veterans
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515259p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5027
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515259p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5027
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

A retrospective study of 500 medical records of veterans at the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center from January 2012 to January 2014 revealed that 7% of this veteran population did not require readmission after an occupational therapy referral or intervention.

Primary Author and Speaker: Remi Williams

Additional Authors and Speakers: Annetta Whitney