Injury from Falls

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Each year, millions of people 65 and older fall, and more than 80,000 are hospitalized because of a fall-related injury. The medical costs for falls can reach billions of dollars, with Medicare and Medicaid paying 75% of those costs.

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Preventing Falls in Hospitals: STRATIFY Risk Assessment Tool
This tool from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality can help identify risk factors for falls in hospitalized patients.
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