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Tom Cornwell Named to Fast Company’s “Most Creative” List

HCCI is excited to announce that CEO Tom Cornwell, MD has been named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2017. Dr. Cornwell was recognized for his work in bringing the needs of the critically ill to the national fore and collaborating with leaders on both sides of the aisle in Congress toRead More »

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HCCI Leaders Featured on “Chicago Tonight”

HCCI leaders, CEO Tom Cornwell, MD and Chief Medical Officer Paul Chiang, MD were featured on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight” recently in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the pair’s house call practice. Reporter Brandis Friedman accompanied Dr. Chiang on his rounds, learning firsthand the difference home-based primary care makes in the lives of patients andRead More »

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Tom Cornwell, MD Presents at AHCJ 2017

Recent research has shown that treating low-income seniors with chronic medical conditions in their homes not only improves health outcomes but saves taxpayers money. Access to nutrition and quality housing has been proven to keep seniors out of hospitals and nursing homes while improving care. At the Association of Health Care Journalists 2017 (AHCJ 2017)Read More »

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Growing the Successful House Call Program

Next Session Fall 2017 Join the mailing list to receive information on this innovative 2-day hands-on training program for mastering the critical clinical and practice management skills and concepts unique to the home-based medical care delivery model. This learning opportunity helps your organization minimize time to implementation, manage obstacles along the way, and put a processRead More »

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New York Times article features Tom Cornwell, MD and HCCI

A September 23, 2016 article “The Doctor is In. In Your House, That Is.” features an interview with Tom Cornwell, MD and cites “growing evidence that comprehensive home medical care could be a viable alternative to the attendant woes and soaring expenses of institutional health services” for seniors, particularly those in late retirement. The articleRead More »

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The Institute of Medicine of Chicago Leadership Breakfast

At its September 9, 2016 Leadership Breakfast, The Institute of Medicine of Chicago hosted HCCI CEO Thomas Cornwell, MD along with Javette Orgain, MD and John Hickner, MD of UIC’s Medical House Calls Program, Department of Family Medicine for a presentation entitled “21st Century House Calls: Improving Quality and Access to Care for Medically ComplexRead More »

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Chicago Network & Learning Collaborative September Meeting

HCCI hosts the September meeting of the Chicago Network & Learning Collaborative on Thursday, September 29, 10:00am-2:00pm at Rush University Medical Center. Join your colleagues for learning and lunch as we explore the critical linkages between home-based medical care and home and community-based services and discuss the development of Home Centered Care Networks. An expert panel will presentRead More »

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Home Centered Experts Gather at HCCI

On Friday, July 8, experts in the home centered care arena from around the country gathered to plan the inaugural session of The House Call Project’s practice management and workforce development curriculum. The meeting focused on case presentations, topic development and implementation strategies. “We’ve taken important steps towards developing a comprehensive curriculum aimed at ensuringRead More »

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Independence at Home Act 2016 Introduced

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) recently introduced legislation to convert the Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration into a permanent, national Medicare program. Called the Independence at Home Act 2016, this legislation has tremendous implications for everyone in the home based medical care community. If passed and signedRead More »