MedCity News November 22, 2022
Home care is no longer only for elderly patients who require a visiting nurse to come into their home and check on them post-discharge. Pippa Shulman, Medically Home’s chief medical officer, said that her company’s health systems partners need to be on board with the fact that hospital-level care is moving away from brick-and-mortar facilities. In her view, home care does a great job of humanizing patients and gives providers a window into how they live and maintain their health.
When people hear “home care,” many still think this care modality is only for elderly, multimorbid patients who require a visiting nurse to come into their home and check in on them after their discharge from a hospital.