Frontier Medicine
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
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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
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories
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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
Categories: Caregiver Stories
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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
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories
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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
Categories: Caregiver Stories
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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, Event
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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
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories
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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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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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Honoring and Celebrating Caregivers
November is National Caregiver Month. During this season, HCCI would like to honor and celebrate the 44 million family caregivers for their selfless work who alongside home-based primary care physicians and APPs provide care and comfort to the chronically ill.
November 21st, 2018
Categories: Caregiver Stories
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