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Inpatient versus Outpatient Care

Suggest an advantage or disadvantage to the movement toward outpatient care away from inpatient care. Do you think that this trend will eventually reverse or stabilize?

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An advantage of the movement away from inpatient care to outpatient care is the fact that patients can receive the treatment that they need in a much more economically efficient manner. It is much less costly for patients to be treated in their homes or another outpatient care facility ...