Emily Oney

“The nurses were fantastic! They were very patient with me and took the time to educate me.”

After battling chronic bladder and urinary tract infections, Dorothy’s doctor recommended a hospital admission. She needed IV antibiotics to help her fight off the persistent infections. Shortly after being admitted to Chandler Regional Medical Center, a Recovery Care Coordinator reached out to Dorothy and her family to let them know she was eligible for the Dignity Health Home Recovery Care program.

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Position Spotlight: Operations Analyst

Working for an amazing company like Contessa gets me excited for work every day. It’s amazing to know that I am part of a team that thrives on both innovation and compassion. This combination is the driving force that will take Contessa far – and I’m thrilled to be along for the ride! – Zainab, Operations Analyst

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Position Spotlight: Phlebotomist

“Helping patients and working with an awesome company like Contessa inspires me to come to work every day. Being around a team of professionals who are passionate about providing quality patient care makes me happy and motivated to do my part.”
– Cherisse, Phlebotomist

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AHN Home Recovery Care expands to provide hospitalized patients with alternative to skilled nursing and rehab facilities after discharge

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) announced today an expansion of its Home Recovery Care (HRC) program that’s currently available to eligible patients at AHN Allegheny General, AHN Forbes, and AHN Jefferson Hospitals. The new model, called Home Recovery Care Plus (HRCP), delivers all the essential elements of skilled nursing facility and rehabilitation facility-level care in the comfort of a patient’s home, with a registered nurse providing monitoring care for up to 60 days following a hospital admission.

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Moving Health Home Engages Hospice, Palliative Care Providers

Hospice News, April 16, 2021 Moving Health Home is getting involved in hospice, having expanded to include providers Compassus, Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) and the community-based support company Contessa Health. Moving Health Home is a coalition of health care organizations that advocate for the expansion of home-based care. The coalition’s mission is to build support for home-based care by educating policymakers about the benefits to patients and potential cost savings. Click here to read the full article.

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Getting better: Allegheny Health Network shifting hospital services to home

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 15, 2021 Moving medical care out of the hospital — a decades long trend — got a boost in a recent Medicare decision to pay for expanded services that are provided in the patient’s home. Allegheny Health Network was out ahead of CMS’ decision by a year when it launched its Home Recovery Care program in 2019, a 30-day program, in cooperation with AHN corporate parent Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. Click here to read the full article.

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VNSNY, Contessa Join Amazon-Backed Home Health Coalition

Home Health Care News, April 11, 2021 Moving Health Home — the new provider coalition formed in early March dedicated to advancing home-based care in the United States — has landed seven new members, including Contessa. Click here to read the full article.

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