Geographic Scheduling: Impact on Home-Based Primary Care Productivity
One of the unique challenges home-based primary care practices face is determining an effective geographic scheduling and route planning process.  The ability to automate and/or optimize routing of patient visits is key to minimizing travel time for providers, boosting productivity and increasing face-to-face time with patients. Dedicating the...
August 16th, 2019
Categories: Practice Management, Training
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House Calls Are Reaching the Tipping Point — Now We Need the Workforce
7-29-2019 Written by: Thomas Cornwell, Home Centered Care Institute; Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews Abstract Home-based primary care (HBPC) improves the lives of high-cost, frail, homebound patients and their...
July 30th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Training, Training & Education
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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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Kristofer Smith, MD, talks HBPC, Better Outcomes, and a Financially Stable Model
HCCI sat down with Dr. Smith recently at the recent American Academy of Home Care Medicine Annual Meeting. He shared why he’s so optimistic for the field of home-based primary care (HBPC). We also enjoyed hearing the story of how he became involved in the field. Dr. Smith is rather...
November 13th, 2018
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories, Training
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The HCCI Home-Based Primary Care Implementation Model
According to estimates from the Small Business Administration, approximately 50% of small businesses fail within the first five years. Only 25% make it to 15 years or more. While a house call program isn’t an IT firm or subscription-based clothing firm, the challenges facing those organizations – that often...
November 9th, 2018
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Training, Training & Education
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20% Discount On All Remaining 2018 Educational Classroom Workshops
Hearing from industry leaders at last week’s AAHCM Annual Meeting, it’s more apparent than ever that home-based primary care will soon become the standard for treating frail, medically complex, homebound patients. HCCI is dedicated to creating universal access to best practice house call programs...
November 2nd, 2018
Categories: Training, Training & Education
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Nurse Practitioners Bring Back the House Call
Michael J. Kingan, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, CWOCN, an adult-geriatric nurse practitioner at MedStar Health and instructor with HCCI, penned an article in the current September/October issue of Today’s Geriatric Medicine titled “Nurse Practitioners Bring Back the House Call”.  You can read the article here:
September 21st, 2018
Categories: Benefits of HBPC, Caregiver Stories, Training
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HCCI Fast Track Now Boarding
The new HCCI “Fast Track” Essential Elements of Home-Based Primary Care training is designed for physicians, APPs, and practice managers interested in the field of HBPC. “Fast Track” takes the content of HCCI’s Essential Elements 2-day workshop and presents it at a quicker pace, condensing the...
September 6th, 2018
Categories: Event, Training
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