The Value Initiative: Sinai Health System, Chicago

Members in Action: Managing Risk & New Payment Models

Sinai Health System, Chicago
Home visits help asthma patients thrive

Sinai Health System program uses community health workers to help asthma patients live active lives without frequent visits to the ED.  The Asthma CarePartners program has reduced asthma symptoms in patients and significantly decreased ED visits and hospital days. Sinai also estimates $3 to $8 in health care costs are averted for every $1 spent on the program.

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