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 on...
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...
Chairman of the Board Letter
March 2, 2020 Chairman of the Board Letter Thomas Cornwell, MD, Transitions Roles at HCCI and Joins VillageMD On behalf of the Board of Directors, leaders and staff at the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI), I wanted to share some exciting news with you. Dr. Thomas Cornwell, the founder...
Being Treated at Home Can Help People Save Money and Heal Faster
Healthline A new study found that the home hospital model can potentially improve care while reducing costs. The cost of care was nearly 40 percent lower. Trial participants receiving hospital care in their homes had a 70 percent lower rate of readmission to the hospital. People check into...
International Workshop Shows How Small the World Really Is
On Friday, November 15, over 45 professionals in the field of gerontology attended the first-ever International Workshop on Home Care Medicine in Austin, Texas, as part of the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting. The GSA describes itself as “the oldest and largest interdisciplinary scientific...