Quicker and Sicker

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A popular term for the manner in which patients are discharged from US hospitals—i.e., more rapidly (quicker) and less stable (sicker)
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The awards fulfill one principal want in the home healthcare industry, said Jim Sullivan, editor of HME News, the trade press newspaper that launched the program: They provide visibility to the best and the brightest in an industry that, increasingly, is going to play a more significant role in the lives of Americans who return home from the hospital sicker and quicker and who need medical equipment.