7 Signs Your Family Could Benefit From a Healthcare Provider In the Home
Article: Women Fitness Magazine Whether you’re caring for an aging parent or an ailing spouse, there’s no denying that taking on the role of a caregiver can prove extremely demanding. As much as you care for your loved one, the emotional and physical strain can sometimes...
Researchers Make the Case for Home-based Medical Care
Dec 12, 2018, American Academy of Family Physicians Frail Seniors Need Access to Care Home-based medical care for frail older adults makes a lot of sense. Evidence demonstrating that physicians and other clinicians can deliver high-quality, cost-saving care to these patients is mounting, and use of these services is...
Does Medicare Cover Doctor House Calls?
UNITED STATES—Toni: My 86-year-old mother with Alzheimer’s needs 24-hour care and lives in a local personal care home. She is enrolled in a Medicare Advantage HMO and taking her to the doctor is quite an ordeal. Friends have suggested that I dis-enroll my mother from this HMO and return...
Study Finds Frail Seniors Going Without Desperately Needed In-home Healthcare
A research team consisting of Aaron Yao, PhD, of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Christine Ritchie, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco; Bruce Leff, MD, of Johns Hopkins University and Thomas Cornwell, MD, of the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) have recently published a study in...
5 Keys to Home-Based Primary Care Success
5 Keys to Home-Based Primary Care Success Ask the HBPC Experts: An interview with Tom Cornwell, MD and Paul Chiang, MD When thinking about potential medical career opportunities, it’s natural to visualize yourself in a practice setting. It can help determine if the position is a good fit. But when...
Today’s Geriatric Medicine Article by Tom Cornwell, MD
An article by HCCI CEO Tom Cornwell, MD was recently featured on the cover of the November/December 2017 issue of Today’s Geriatric Medicine. The article, “Home-Based Primary Care Transforms Health Care for Medically Complex Patients” discusses the need for increasing the availability of home-based primary care and its...
It’s time again for house calls
The Baltimore Sun August 6, 2017 MedStar Health, other groups work to boost doctors’ home visits MedStar Health is joining seven medical institutions in a nationwide effort to bolster the number of doctors trained to make house calls — an outdated practice now making a comeback because it has been shown...
HCCI Launches Nationwide Network for Home-Based Primary Care Education
The John A. Hartford Foundation August 1, 2017 JAHF grantee, The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI), has launched Centers of Excellence (COEs) for Home-Based Primary Care with eight leading academic centers across the United States to leverage the first and only comprehensive curriculum in country to help meet the...
More providers looking into home care programs
HealthcareDIVE August 2, 2017 As providers look for ways to boost quality while reducing costs under value-based reimbursement, many see home-based care as one solution. On Tuesday, the Home Centered Care Institute launched the HCCI Centers of Excellence for Home-Based Primary Care to bring high-quality primary care to...
Advanced-Practice Providers Are Key To America’s Healthcare Future
March 2017 Guest commentary for Forbes offers insight into the potential role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in shaping the future of health care. Advanced-Practice Providers Are Key To America’s Healthcare Future...