Alyssa Bernstein, CRNP is an advanced practice provider (APP) and the clinical manager of the Home Recovery Care program at Allegheny Health Network’s Jefferson Hospital….
Modern Healthcare | July 27, 2023 Uncertainty surrounding Medicare reimbursement for hospital-at-home services isn’t necessarily a deterrent to launching this innovative model of care. In…
There’s no place like home, but did you know a familiar environment can also help you heal faster? We explain.
Understanding the patients Contessa serves is absolutely critical to our work. Not only do we need to know the best ways to treat patients in the home, but also the perceptions they have of their physical and mental health. In this blog, we explain the the PROMIS tool, the patient-reported assessment data Contessa leverages to glean and understand patients’ perceptions of their own health. Learn how we measure this information before, during, and after a patients episodes of care with Contessa, and how the assessment’s findings impact the care we deliver.
Though it is challenging to predict what the next month, let alone year, may hold, we looked into our crystal ball and thought deeply about how hospital care at home could change in the future.
Trying something new is rarely easy, which is why it has taken time and proof for physicians to lean into our model. In his latest blog post, our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Montoney, explains the key factors that have changed physicians’ adoption of Contessa’s model and why they have been intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic:
By Dr. Mark Montoney, Chief Medical Officer The Contessa story is not unlike others in healthcare: an industry leader determined to make healthcare a better…