Veo en el Washington Post un excelente artículo sobre cómo visitas a hogares de pacientes por parte de enfermeras pueden revolucionar la forma en la que se proveen los servicios de salud en Estados Unidos.
Medicine has been so focused on what doctors can do in the hospital that it has barely even begun to figure out what can be done in the home. But the home is where elderly patients spend most of their time. It’s where they take their medicine and eat their meals, and it’s where they fall into funks and trip over the corner of the carpet. It’s where a trained medical professional can see a bad turn before it turns into a catastrophe. Medicine, however, has been reluctant to intrude into homes.