Home-based primary care is gaining momentum in our communities, throughout our nation and among our lawmakers. Get the news on how home-based primary care is shaping the future of health care and HCCI’s role in making it happen.
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Researchers Make the Case for Home-based Medical Care
Dec 12, 2018, American Academy of Family Physicians Frail Seniors Need Access to Care Home-based medical care for frail older adults makes a lot of sense. Evidence demonstrating that physicians and other clinicians can deliver high-quality, cost-saving care to these patients is mounting, and use of these services is...
Study Finds Frail Seniors Going Without Desperately Needed In-home Healthcare
A research team consisting of Aaron Yao, PhD, of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Christine Ritchie, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco; Bruce Leff, MD, of Johns Hopkins University and Thomas Cornwell, MD, of the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) have recently published a study in...View more HCCI in the News
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Unnecessary ED visits from chronically ill patients cost $8.3 billion
Unnecessary ED visits from chronically ill patients cost $8.3 billion By Maria Castellucci | Modern Healthcare | February 7, 2019 About 30% of emergency department visits among patients with common chronic conditions are potentially unnecessary, leading to $8.3 billion in additional costs for the industry, according...
VNA Health Group Pushing Home-Based Primary, Palliative Care with $2.5M Grant
By Robert Holly | Home Health Care News | February 6, 2019 One of the largest home care and community health organizations in the country has landed additional financial support to continue building out its home-based primary care and palliative medicine offerings. Holmdel, New...View more HBPC in the News
HCCI Launches Nationwide Network for Home-Based Primary Care Education
August 1, 2017 HCCI Centers of Excellence, which include eight prestigious medical institutions, to leverage first and only comprehensive curriculum in the U.S. to help meet the growing need for home-based primary care professionals. Read the full article.
MedStar joins seven institutions in new home-based care initiative
Baltimore Business Journal August 1, 2017 MedStar Health is joining seven partner institutions across the country to launch a new home-based primary care training program. The nonprofit Home Centered Care Institute works to ensure homebound patients have access to high-quality primary care in their homes nationwide. It’s...View more Press Releases
An Overview of Home-Based Primary Care: Learning from the Field
June 2017 Read how the Commonwealth Fund examines how home-based primary care affects outcomes and costs for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries with complex care needs. View the PDF...
Reps. Roskam, Burgess, Dingell, and Thompson Reintroduce Bill to Extend At-Home Medicare Program
July 19, 2017 Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released a statement after the reintroduction of H.R. 3262, which he co-authored with other members of congress. The bill extends the Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Program (IAH) from five to seven years. IAH has proven successful in cutting costs while providing...View more Legislative News
HCCI Sponsoring C-TAC’s 5th Annual National Summit October 9-11
HCCI is proud to announce that we will be a Gold Sponsor at the C-TAC National Summit on Advanced Illness Care taking place October 9-11, 2018 at the Denver Hilton City Center. HCCI will be exhibiting as well as presenting a breakout/workshop session on Home-Based Primary Care...
Visit HCCI at GAPNA September 26-29, 2018
Are you a Nurse Practitioner interested in earning CME credit? Are you interested in exploring new career growth opportunities? Are you currently practicing or have you ever considered expanding your career into home-based medical care? If you answered yes to any of those questions, we hope you’ll visit the...View more Events