Visit HCCI at AGS19
If you’re planning to attend the American Geriatrics Society 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2-4 in Portland, Oregon, make plans to stop by the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) exhibit booth #317.  Staff from HCCI will be on hand to answer your questions about home-based primary care (house...
April 18th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Event, Training
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Amazon Prepares to Strategically Disrupt Healthcare Market
Thomasnet.com  |  Staff writer  |  April 10, 2019 Amazon has recently taken a series of significant steps to strategically position itself to disrupt the U.S. health sector. The retail giant has a number of advantages that will accelerate its entry into...
April 18th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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Rural emergency department visits jumped more than 50% in about a decade: study
Fierce Healthcare | by Jacqueline Renfrow | Apr 15, 2019 12:40pm Visits to the emergency department in rural areas jumped by more than 50% since 2005 even as the overall population in rural areas fell—a sign of increasing pressure on rural hospitals as safety-net providers, a recent...
April 16th, 2019
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Report: U.S. economic burden of chronic diseases tops $3.8 trillion—and expected to double
Fierce Healthcare | by Tina Reed | Apr 16, 2019 The U.S. economic burden of chronic diseases such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, heart disease, obesity and cancer has reached about $3.8 trillion in direct and indirect costs—or nearly one-fifth of GDP, according to a new report from Fitch...
April 16th, 2019
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Mobile Medical Service Brings Healthcare to your Doorstep
By Brent Solomon | April 5, 2019 at 11:27 PM EDT RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – A mobile medical service is taking off in the Richmond metro. DispatchHealth is unlike other on-demand service in our...
April 12th, 2019
Categories: Caregiver Stories
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Home-based tools can help assess dementia risk and progression
  Technologies may save time, money and make it easier for more people to participate in needed clinical trials ScienceDaily.com Date: March 29, 2019 Source: University of California – San Diego Summary: Researchers report on a novel four-year, randomized clinical trial evaluating different home-based methods to assess...
April 9th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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Rise in House Call Medicine in Australia Highlights International Resurgence of Medical Home Visits
LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2019 — A March 1 article on Thrive Global reported on a survey done in Australia that found a rise in doctor home visits. The survey showed over a quarter of after-hour services were through house...
March 28th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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Join the Second Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community
Health systems are invited to join the second Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community. This free, seven-month learning community run by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement begins on April 1st. It succeeds the first Action Community of teams from more than 75 systems working together to rapidly test and scale...
March 7th, 2019
Categories: Event
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I Heart House Calls – K. Eric De Jonge, M.D.
“I Heart House Calls” is a web series produced by the Home Centered Care Institute that features stories told by the people of home-based primary care, those who provide house calls and those who have experienced their life-affirming impact. In this special two-part webisode, K. Eric De Jonge, M.D.,...
March 4th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories
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I Heart House Calls – Tom Cornwell, M.D.
“I Heart House Calls” is a web series produced by the Home Centered Care Institute that features stories told by the people of home-based primary care, those who provide house calls and those who have experienced their life-affirming impact. In this webisode, Tom Cornwell, M.D., the CEO of...
February 26th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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