Study Shows Home Health Care Workers Drive Nearly Five Billion Miles to Serve Elderly

  1. study shows home health care workers drive nearly five billion miles to serve elderly and disabled patients
    nurses, therapists, home care aides, and others who serve elderly and disabled patients in their own homes drive nearly 5 billion miles each year. caring for nearly 12 million patients annually with 428 million visits, the dedicated providers of home care and hospice services are health care's version of road warriors.
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  3. by   kc319
    I really believe that we should be given a "tax-incentive", "tax- break" , whatever, for all these miles we rack up on our vehicles. It's not as though we can take public transportaion everywhere to see our patients.
  4. by   oramar
    I missed this somehow when it was originally posted in Aug. Interesting, thanks.