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Home Hospital Care in 2021 and Beyond

2020 taught us that there is an emphasized need for adaptability, transparency and collaboration in healthcare. In the hospital-care-at-home realm, rapid policy changes and urgently...

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Slowing Down to Speed Up: 5 Things We Learned in 2020

It feels cliché to say 2020 was a unique year, but there’s really no way around it. By the end of February, the challenges created...

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Remote Patient Monitoring: Vital Tools for Providers

It might seem impossible for physicians to observe patients 24/7 outside of a clinical setting, but advancements in technology are enabling providers to be engaged...

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Contessa Applauds CMS For Its Home Hospital Care Decision

We applaud CMS for its decision to help healthcare providers more easily expand the delivery of hospital-level care beyond its traditional setting. Given the tremendous strain...

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Why Home Hospital Care is a Value Add in a Health System’s Clinical Toolbox

One question I get from clinicians unfamiliar with Contessa’s home hospital care model is: How does this care add value to our health system? And...

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Telehealth’s Evolution and Staying Power Among Virtual Hospitalists

The rise of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic has come out of absolute necessity. Despite everything that has happened, and the developments made in both...

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Build or Buy? Three Things to Consider Before Starting a Home Hospital Care Program

When talking with health systems, one of the first questions I often hear is, “Why should we partner with Contessa instead of building a home...

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Why More Physicians Are Adopting Contessa’s Model Amid COVID-19

In Contessa’s early days, doctors saw our model – hospital-level, inpatient care inside patients’ homes – as an entirely novel concept. While the idea has...

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Decoding the Latest CMS Changes and Their Impact on Home Hospital Care

The first half of 2020 has affected every facet of the healthcare landscape. From insurance coverage to pharmaceutical research and the delivery of care, there...

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Sizing Up Home Hospital Services: Contessa’s Unique Value

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...

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