News Coverage

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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Care and Recovery Comes Home

Highmark Health Digital Magazine, March 31, 2021 Even before the pandemic, there was a strong trend in the U.S. toward having more health care and recovery happen at home rather than requiring people to stay in hospitals or overnight medical facilities. Value drivers included higher patient satisfaction, fewer unnecessary hospitalizations and readmissions, and lower overall costs. To learn more about this program, Highmark Health talked with Dr. Harshit Seth, system medical director, Hospitalists Services at AHN, and one of two medical directors overseeing Home Recovery Care services through AHN hospitals. Click here to read the full interview.

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Why Contessa’s CEO Believes Hospital at Home Benefits Everyone (Including Hospitals)

Radio Advisory, March 23, 2021 Contessa CEO Travis Messina recently joined Advisory Board’s Radio Advisory podcast. He and host Rachel Woods discussed our model for hospital at home partnerships, our work throughout the pandemic, the future of home-based care, and more. Listen to the full episode here.

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Contessa Exploring New Service Lines, Solidifying Position at the Center of Hospital-at-Home Shift

Home Health Care News, March 18, 2021 After once occupying a niche space in the health care sector, the hospital-at-home model has gained significant traction. Contessa’s Senior Medical Advisor Dr. Mark Montoney talked to Home Health Care News about the regulatory and cultural shift in the wake of COVID-19. Click here to read the full article.

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Disrupt Podcast #42: Mark Montoney of Contessa Health

Disrupt Podcast, March 12, 2021 For this episode of Disrupt, Home Health Care News sat down with Contessa Health’s senior medical advisor, Mark Montoney, to chat about the booming hospital-at-home model in the United States. Click here to listen to the full episode.

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Crop of Startups Move Hospital Care Into the Home

The Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2021 New technology and a pandemic dread of hospitals have spawned startups delivering at-home hospital care. Venture capitalists and health insurers are backing the efforts. Click here to read more. (The full article is only available to subscribers.)

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Mark Montoney, Chief Medical Officer at Contessa Health

Becker’s Healthcare Podcast, February 10, 2021 This episode features Dr. Mark Montoney, Chief Medical Officer at Contessa Health. Here, he discusses emerging trends in the home care space and how regulatory changes have made it easier to render services at home. Click here to listen the podcast.

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‘The Final Frontier’: Mount Sinai Partners with Contessa for Home-Based Palliative Care Initiative

Home Health Care News, February 8, 2021 Mount Sinai Health System is doubling down on its partnership with Contessa. The New York-based health system announced Monday that it’s working with Contessa to expand its community-based palliative care service. Click here to read the full article.

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Mount Sinai, Contessa Expand Palliative Care at Home

Hospice News, February 5 The New York City area’s largest academic medical center, the Mount Sinai Health System, is expanding its community-based palliative care service in partnership with Contessa. The initiative is called Palliative Care at Home. Click here to read the full article.

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Members is Action: Mount Sinai Health System

Advancing Health, a podcast from the American Hospital Association, January 14, 2020 The hospital-at-home model continues to emerge as a promising approach to improve value for some patients by enabling them to receive acute-level care in their homes. In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager at the AHA, speaks with Linda DeCherrie, M.D., clinical director of Mount Sinai at Home, and Albert Siu, M.D., director of Sinai at Home, to learn about how Mount Sinai Health System in New York extends care outside of hospital walls. Click here to listen to the podcast.

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