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Physician Spotlight: Bringing Care Home

Mark Montoney

Nashville Medical News, November 12, 2020 Managing the health of chronically ill patients is an ongoing challenge, but it’s one Mark Montoney, MD, MBA, is embracing through an innovative care model. As chief medical officer for Contessa Health, Montoney is helping to revolutionize the home hospital care model while keeping patients where they’re most comfortable. Click here to read the full physician spotlight.

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The Check Up: Dr. Susan Turney of Marshfield Clinic Health System

Modern Healthcare, October  12, 2020 Not only has Wisconsin recently become a hot spot for COVID-19, but it’s also a state where the rural population has faced barriers to care well before the pandemic began. Modern Healthcare Managing Editor Matthew Weinstock talks to Dr. Susan Turney, CEO of Marshfield Clinic Health System, about what the system is doing to provide telehealth solutions for its rural populations and how its Home Recovery Care program has allowed Marshfield to provide care to communities that need it most. Click here to watch the interview.

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Experts Discuss the Growing Potential of In-Home Care

As care extends into the home, technology helps drive preventive care and healing.

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Post-Acute Care: Hospital at Home Model Gains Momentum During Pandemic

Healthcare Innovation Magazine, September/October COVID-19 hit South Carolina later than some regions, but when it did, Prisma Health, the largest nonprofit health organization in the state, was ready to pivot to an innovative “hospital at home” model to help cope with the surge and to meet patients’ needs. That approach is likely to outlive the pandemic. Click here to read the full article.

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Talking with Contessa Health, a Hospital at Home Trailblazer

Gist Healthcare Daily spoke to Travis Messina, CEO of Contessa Health, about the recent surge of interest in the hospital at home model due to COVID-19.

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The $1 Trillion Quest to Bring Hospital Care to Your Home

Hospital buildings add a huge amount to medical bills. Moving care to people’s homes could dramatically reduce those costs.

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Pandemic Pushes Expansion of ‘Hospital-at-Home’ Treatment

ABC News, August 20, 2020 As hospitals care for people with COVID-19 and try to keep others from catching the virus, more patients are opting to be treated where they feel safest: at home. Click here to read the full article. 

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Gist Healthcare Daily

Gist Healthcare Daily, Part 1 – Monday, August 17, 2020 Travis Messina, CEO of hospital-at-home company Contessa, talks about the growing popularity of the model, the challenges of building a program, and the culture shift it requires. He compares the hospital-at-home model’s potential to that of early ambulatory surgery centers, which performed only a handful of procedures until Medicare expanded coverage and reimbursement. Click here to listen to the full episode. Gist Healthcare Daily, Part 2 – Tuesday, August 18, 2020 In part two of our conversation with Travis Messina, CEO of hospital-at-home company Contessa, he says the biggest challenge to scale…

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Highmark Health, Contessa Expand Joint Venture Delivering Hospital-Level Care in the Home

Highmark Health has announced it is expanding its joint venture relationship with Contessa, a company that helps organizations provide hospital-level care in the home through its Home Recovery Care model.

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Remote Devices Monitor Cardiac Patients at Home, But Not Everyone Can Afford Them

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the region and Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all non-emergency medical care to shut down in March, the impact on the interaction between patients, technology and health care was immediate.

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