Findings show that integrated care tends to have a positive impact on hospital admission rates, some positive impact on length of stay and possibly also on readmission and patient satisfaction but not on mortality.
Integrated care may reduce hospital admission rates and lengths of hospital stay.
Further research is needed to establish the effect of integrated care on these patient-related outcomes.
However due to lack of robust findings, the effectiveness of integrated care on patient-related outcomes in later life remain largely unknown.
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