OPTIMISTIC (IMAGE) Regenstrief Institute Caption Care of long-term nursing home patients can be fragmented by hospitalizations and re-hospitalizations, which are especially burdensome for frail older adults. A new study from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research reports that a patient's diagnosis is not the best predictor of whether that individual will be transferred to a hospital or remain in place. Credit Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute Usage Restrictions Credit to Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.