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seven medical institutions in a nationwide effort to bolster the number of doctors trained to make house calls — an outdated practice now making a comeback because it has been shown...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...
NP Practice Authority Grows
March 2017 Update With legislative sessions currently taking place in many states around the U.S., bills related to nurse practitioners and their nursing scope of practice have been in the news. Read the full story here: nurse.org/articles/nurse-practitioner-scope-of-practice-expands-mar17/...
An Overview of Home-Based Primary Care: Learning from the Field
June 2017 Read how the Commonwealth Fund examines how home-based primary care affects outcomes and costs for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries with complex care needs. View the PDF...
Independence At Home – House Committee Markup Discussion
Listen to United States House Committee discussion regarding the effectiveness of home-based primary care, including the efforts of HCCI and Dr. Thomas Cornwell. Independence At Home – House Committee Markup Discussion...
Inclusion of Innovative IAH Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program in CHRONIC Care Act
A May 18, 2017, press release from Senator Edward J. Markey announced the Senate Finance Committee approval of the CHRONIC Care package. Among changes were the extension and expansion of the Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration program. Specifically, the changes to the IAH program would expand...
IAH Extended
Independence at Home (IAH), Medicare's most successful demonstration project to date, receives stellar support from Illinois State Representative Peter Roskam. He credits HCCI Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Thomas Cornwell, with inspiring him to advance this important legislation. In it's first year, IAH reported a remarkable 25 million dollar overall cost savings. Even greater savings are expected in the soon to be released second year data.