Supply and Demand of HBPC in the US
Published Studies (* indicates HCCI involvement)
1. Substantial unmet needs of HBPC
Yao, N.*, Ritchie, C., Cornwell, T.*, & Leff, B. (2018). Use of home‐based medical care and disparities. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 66(9):1716-1720.
Reckrey, J.M., Yang, M., Kinosian, B., Bollens-Lund, E., Leff, B., Ritchie, C. and Ornstein, K. (2020). Receipt Of Home-Based Medical Care Among Older Beneficiaries Enrolled In Fee-For-Service Medicare Health Affairs, 39(8), 1289–1296. https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01537
Harrison, K. L., Leff, B., Altan, A., Dunning, S., Patterson, C., & Ritchie, C. S. (2020). What’s happening at home: A claims-based approach to better understand home clinical care received by older adults. Medical Care, 58(4):360.
2. Millions of vulnerable patients need HBPC
Ornstein, K. A., Leff, B., Covinsky, K. E., Ritchie, C. S., Federman, A. D., Roberts, L., … & Szanton, S. L. (2015). Epidemiology of the homebound population in the United States. JAMA Internal Medicine, 175(7):1180-1186.
Qiu WQ, Dean M, Liu T, et al. (2010). Physical and mental health of homebound older adults: an overlooked population. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(12):2423–2428.
3. Insufficient and unequal supply of HBPC
Yao, N.*, Ritchie, C., Camacho, F., & Leff, B. (2016). Geographic concentration of home-based medical care providers.Health Affairs, 35(8):1404-1409.
4. Increasing role of nurse practitioners in HBPC programs
Yao, N.*, Mutter, J.B., Berry, J.D., Yamanaka, T., Mohess, D.T., & Cornwell, T. (2021). In Traditional Medicare, Modest Growth In The Home Care Workforce Largely Driven By Nurse Practitioners.Health Affairs, 40(3):478-486.
Yao, N.*, Rose, K., LeBaron, V., Camacho, F., & Boling, P. (2017). Increasing role of nurse practitioners in house call programs. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65(4):847-852.