Meet Your Neighbor: Amie Peterson — Nurse practitioner champion for homebound patients
Excerpt from North Fort Myers Neighbor Living special feature By Chuck Ballaro  |  Aug 18, 2021 Many years ago, doctors all over the country made house calls to their patients regardless of their age and condition. It was part of their job. And just when you thought...
Hospital at Home and Palliative Care: How Should They Work Together?
Excerpt from a blog  |  Larry Beresford  | 08-16-2021 Growing interest in the hospital at home concept and other approaches to delivering medical care in seriously ill patients’ homes has raised some important questions for the palliative care field. Starting with: how does palliative care interface or overlap or collaborate with the new home-based medical models? Hospital at home is now being tested by...
Florida Health Providers Named House Call Champions
National nonprofit recognizes 12 leaders in home-based care as part of ‘Florida House Call Project’ Twelve Florida health care providers have been named Home-Centered Care Champions for their exceptional work caring for Florida’s most vulnerable residents—homebound adults with chronic conditions. The Champions will work with...
Outlook for Home-Based Primary Care Positive
This is an excerpt from an article published in HealthLeaders featuring an interview with HCCI President and Chief Operating Officer, Julie Sacks. HealthLeaders  |  Analysis  |  By Christopher Cheney  |   March 17, 2021 The new leader of the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) sees a bright future...
Fully vaccinated people can visit with each other indoors without masks, according to new CDC guidance
Below is an excerpt from an article published in McKnight’s Senior Living featuring comments from HCCI’s President and COO, Julie Sacks Author:  Joe Jancsurak | McKnight’s Senior Living | March 9, 2021 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Monday released guidance regarding mask...
Home Centered Care Institute Names New President
COO Julie Sacks named president and chief operating officer Schaumburg, IL | February 26, 2021 The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI), a national nonprofit, named Julie Sacks, currently chief operating officer (COO), to the role of president and COO of the organization. As president, Sacks will take...
No Place Like Home: House Calls Enable Homebound Older Adults To Receive Care During COVID-19
National nonprofit equips healthcare providers and practices with resources to provide home-based primary care SCHAUMBURG, IL  | Dec. 3, 2020 | PRNewswire Primary care “house calls,” in which clinicians deliver care directly in a patient’s home, can be a critical lifeline for homebound older adults, especially...
Keeping Humanity in House Calls: How One Question Can Change So Much
May 15, 2020 About the Article: HCCInsights sat down with Dr. Thomas Cornwell, Executive Chairman, Home Centered Care Institute, to learn how he keeps humanity in house calls, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, when stress and feelings of isolation can be elevated in many patients and caregivers. HCCInsights: What...
The Power of Three: Grant Recipients Continue to Advance Home-Based Primary Care
In the Fall of 2019, The John A. Hartford Foundation awarded a three-year, $1.6M grant entitled, Moving and Scaling Home-Based Primary Care Phase II: Quality, Training and Advocacy. The project aims to improve care for the more than two million older adults who are the “invisible homebound” with...
Thomas Cornwell, MD, Transitions Roles at HCCI and Joins VillageMD
Founder of Home Centered Care Institute transitions from CEO to Executive Chairman and takes on new role with VillageMD Schaumburg, IL, March 2, 2020 Thomas Cornwell, MD The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) announced today that its founder, Dr. Thomas Cornwell, will transition his role with the...