Q&A With Babar Khan From the Regenstrief Institute: Critical Care Recovery Center Sets New Standard for Hospital Medicine

Patients who are admitted to the intensive care unit face a litany of potential issues from that part of their hospital stay alone. How they recover from that process can often dictate whether they will be readmitted to the hospital in the near future.

Patients who are admitted to the intensive care unit face a litany of potential issues from that part of their hospital stay alone. How they recover from that process can often dictate whether they will be readmitted to the hospital in the near future.

Babar Khan, MBBS, an investigator with the Regenstrief Institute said that the model his team developed at the Indiana University Health System has started what he hopes will become a growing trend in the industry. With more specialized care after discharge he said patients are more likely to recover from whatever caused their initial hospitalization and time in intensive care.