Better rehabilitative outcomes.
Decreased readmission rates.
Increased geographical proximity to patient's home.
Cost savings from shortened ALOS.
Lower readmission rates.
Lessened diversion pressures.
Strengthened ties with surrounding communities
Improved resource utilization.
Enhance primary care services.
Strengthened presence in local community.
Increased stabilization of rural healthcare system.
Systemwide savings from greater utilization of lower cost settings.
More efficient utilization of statewide resources.