Hospital at Home

The more than 11,000 patients who received care during the first 16 months of the Acute Hospital Care at Home initiative had a low mortality rate and minimal complications related to escalations back to the brick-and-mortar hospital, according to a study reported Friday in JAMA Health Forum.
America, and for that matter the world, is facing a growing challenge in caring for two expanding groups of patients — those 60 and older and patients with such chronic diseases as cancer, diabetes and obesity. We explore some technologies CB Insights analysts say providers should scrutinize over…
Family caregivers are not just for pediatric and geriatric patients anymore. Family members are caring for patients of all ages and with a wide range of health care needs – from primary care to tertiary advanced care.
As we wind up 2022 we wanted to re-release two of our most popular episodes from the last year.
Join us to hear how Palomar Health’s transformational “Acute Hospital Care at Home Initiative” is delivering great care to select patients in the environment they like best: their own homes.
The AHA urges Congress and the Biden Administration to extend the H@H program as currently authorized under the waiver to allow providers to continue to take steps to transform care delivery in a way that improves patient experience and outcomes while ensuring high patient safety. The Hospital…
Shortly after announcing its $8 billion purchase last week of home health care provider Signify Health, CVS Health CEO Karen Lynch proclaimed that the house call is undergoing a “renaissance.” With technology changes and the growing flexibility of physicians and nurses to care for aging patients…
Walgreens Boots Alliance has been busy expanding its health care reach into home health care. Walgreens completed its majority purchase of the home care technology platform CareCentrix for $330 million. The move extends the retailer’s reach across primary care, specialty pharmacy, post-acute care…
Memorial Hermann Health System recently began working with Contessa, a home recovery care service company, to deliver acute care, rehabilitation and palliative care to the health system’s patients.