HCCIntel: Caregiver Stories
The Eight “C’s” of Success for Home-Based Primary Care
Dr. Paul Chiang, Senior Medical and Practice Advisor for the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI), has made over 35,000 house calls. With that background, he recognizes that house call providers are – and should be – a different breed. That’s where his “Eight C’s” come in.
March 3rd, 2022
NNPEN’s New CEO Discusses Growing Role of NPs in Home-Based Care
About the Article: Lynn Rapsilber, DNP, co-founded the National Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneur Network (NNPEN) in 2017 to help nurse practitioners (NPs) launch sustainable businesses. And, now, she is pledging to do even more to assist her fellow NPs as the new CEO of the advocacy organization. HCCInsights...
November 29th, 2021
Categories: Caregiver Stories, Practice Management
Alaskans like to call the rest of the country the “Lower 48.” That’s because it acknowledges things are different in Alaska. A decade ago, Aderonke Akindipe, FNP, discovered just how different when she moved to Anchorage from New York City. Akindipe is CEO of Akins...
October 25th, 2021
Categories: Caregiver Stories, Practice Spotlight
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...
August 19th, 2021
Why At-Home Dental Care Is Vital For Homebound Patients
Dr. Joy Poskozim About the Article: Traveling dentists play a pivotal role in caring for homebound patients, and their services are in high demand. HCCInsights sat down with one such dentist, Dr. Joy Poskozim, whose grandmother unwittingly, but enthusiastically, shifted Poskozim’s career into at-home care.
June 9th, 2021
In-Home Counseling for Patients, Families and Caregivers
About the Article: HCCInsights sat down with Cherish Reinwald, Executive Director, In-Home Counseling, to learn more about her organization, and how her network can support home-based primary care providers and practices in the Chicago area, Illinois, and across the country. HCCInsights: Would you provide some background...
April 13th, 2021
Family Caregivers’ Experiences With Health Care Workers in the Care of Older Adults With Activity Limitations
JAMA Article Original Investigation | Geriatrics January 24, 2020 Authors: Jennifer L. Wolff, PhD; Vicki A. Freedman, PhD; John F. Mulcahy, MSPH Key Points Question What are family and unpaid caregivers’ experiences...
January 28th, 2020
Giving Begins at Home
“All those who provide care and comfort to people in their homes are privileged to witness the many ways in which ‘giving’ is expressed through families, caregivers, colleagues, and patients themselves,” offers Heather Hutchison, Chief Development Officer of the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI). As the holiday season...
November 12th, 2019
Categories: Caregiver Stories, Events
Community Paramedics Make House Calls and Change Lives
Ottawa Citizen.com | Elizabeth Payne | Aug 21, 2019 Maria Makkos greets Stephanie Rose at the front door of Makkos’s Arnprior apartment building. “You are here to see me?” she asks, grinning broadly as she leads the community paramedic to her tidy unit. Over her shoulder, Rose,...
August 22nd, 2019
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