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The world awoke to the need of hospital-level care at home last year, making 2020 a watershed moment for Contessa. But, in terms of achieving our goal for expanding access to the unique and much-needed care model we offer, 2021 has proven to be even more significant.
When integrating a home hospital care program at an existing health system, is it necessary to recreate the wheel and build your own from scratch? Contessa CEO Travis Messina explains.
For years, healthcare slowly marched into the future. Telehealth and alternative sites of care steadily gained acceptance and improved experiences, outcomes, and bottom lines, but failed to break into the mainstream. That changed in 2020 and the march became a sprint.
We’ve learned a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve learned that our doctors and nurses really are heroes, putting their lives on the line to…
The idea of a hospitalist is still relatively new to the healthcare landscape, but providers in these roles have the capability to make a huge impact on patients and their families during an acute episode. That impact can now be felt more broadly through a virtual role – as a virtual hospitalist. Read more about how their role benefits both patients and physicians.
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.
Let’s face it: 2020 was a challenging year. Here are five things we learned as an innovative healthcare business in the face of great difficulty and opportunity.
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 COVID-19 is putting on our healthcare system, access to home hospital care has never been more important.
What’s the clinical value of home hospital care? Contessa Our CEO Travis Messina shares five reasons every health system should consider.