HealthLeaders Media March 22, 2023
New programs like Hospital-at-Home and Acute-Care-at-Home are giving health systems an opportunity to reduce inpatient traffic and give patients the care they need in their own homes.
– Health systems are looking for new opportunities to provide care outside the hospital with programs like Acute-Care-at-Home and Hospital-at-Home.
– These programs combine telehealth and remote patient monitoring concepts and technologies with in-person care, all managed by care teams based at the health system.
– Federal support for these programs, including waivers and guidelines established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services during the pandemic, is important to ensure their success.
Editor’s note: Stephen Parodi, MD, is executive vice president of The Permanente Federation and associate executive director for...