Press Releases

Mount Sinai Health System Partners with Contessa to Create Mount Sinai at Home, a Home-Based Care Continuum

Mount Sinai at Home provides home health, hospitalization at home, rehabilitation at home and palliative care at home to patients in the New York metropolitan area New York, N.Y. and Nashville, Tenn. – August 2, 2022 – Mount Sinai Health System and Contessa, the leading comprehensive home-based care provider, announced the extension of their partnership combining Mount Sinai South Nassau’s home health agency into their existing joint venture. The new combination offers a full continuum of home-based care that includes home health, hospitalization at home, rehabilitation at home (in lieu of care at a skilled nursing facility) and palliative care…

Read More

Memorial Hermann and Contessa Partner to Provide Patients New At-Home Care Options

This partnership gives patients options of where to receive inpatient, rehabilitation, and palliative care Houston, TX and Nashville, TN – June 24, 2022– Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce a new partnership with the nation’s leading high-acuity home care provider Contessa, an Amedisys company (NASDAQ: AMED), to deliver home-based medical, rehabilitation and palliative care to its patients. Through the partnership, Memorial Hermann will be able to offer acute hospital care, post-hospitalization skilled nursing care, and palliative care to patients from the convenience of their own homes, rather than only the traditional brick-and-mortar inpatient or rehabilitation facilities. Contessa’s hospital…

Read More

Baylor Scott & White Health and Contessa Announce Partnership to Create New Model of At-Home Care for Patients

Partnership will create a continuum of at-home care that encourages patient choice, reduces costs and improves outcomes Dallas, Texas; and Nashville, Tenn. – June 9, 2022 – Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas, and Contessa, an Amedisys company (NASDAQ: AMED) and the nation’s leading high-acuity home care provider, announce a partnership to provide patients with a high-quality continuum of care in the home. The continuum of care will include new alternative care models to extend comprehensive, coordinated medical care to patients’ homes, including hospital-level care, palliative or supportive care, and skilled nursing care. Baylor…

Read More

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Collaborates with Contessa to Bring Hospital-Level Care into Patients’ Homes

Home Recovery Care gives patients the choice to receive hospital care at home, lowering costs, improving patient outcomes and easing capacity strain on hospitals TACOMA, Wash. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. – February 23, 2022 – Virginia Mason Franciscan Health announced a new collaboration with Contessa, an Amedisys company (NASDAQ: AMED), to operate Home Recovery Care. Home Recovery Care brings all the essential elements of hospital care into the comfort and convenience of patients’ homes, offering a safe and effective alternative to the traditional inpatient stay. The service will expand access to high-acuity care, increase crucial inpatient capacity and reduce the overall…

Read More

Gundersen Home Hospital expands to more patients

Gundersen Home Hospital Brings Hospital-Level Care into Patients’ Homes, Decreasing Unnecessary Hospital Stays and Improving Patient Outcomes  LaCrosse, WISC. – January 26, 2022. – When Cliff Johnson had trouble breathing, his wife took him to Gundersen Lutheran Hospital. The nearly 80-year-old lives with claustrophobia and was fearing nights alone in a hospital room. That’s when he was approached about Gundersen Home Hospital. He eagerly enrolled into the program.  “I was sent home at 4:30 pm. That night, I received an oxygen system with six tanks. A nurse came out with a kit that included a pulse oximeter, blood pressure cuff,…

Read More

Contessa Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk and Improve Security Posture

Contessa, an Amedisys company, has strict cyber security measures protecting patients, employees and partners. The high-acuity care at home operator has received national recognition by earning HITRUST CSF® Certification by HITRUST, the Health Information Trust Alliance.  

HITRUST CSF® Certification demonstrates that the organization’s infrastructure protects patient and provider information and have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and are appropriately managing risk.  

Read More

Penn State Health Partners with Highmark Health and Contessa to Launch Home Recovery Care, a new At-Home Option for Patients

Home Recovery Care provides hospital and skilled nursing-level care in the home, lowering costs and improving outcomes  PITTSBURGH and HERSHEY, Pa. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. – November 10, 2021 – Penn State Health announced a new partnership with Highmark Health, a national, blended health organization based in Pittsburgh, and Contessa, an Amedisys company (NASDAQ: AMED), the nation’s leading operator of high-acuity home care based in Nashville. The joint venture will operate Penn State Health Home Recovery Care which includes Hospital Care at Home and Skilled Nursing Care at Home, bringing all the essential elements of hospital and skilled nursing care into…

Read More

Hospital Care at Home: Henry Ford Health System and Contessa Partner to Create New Choice for Patients

Henry Ford Health System announced a new partnership with the nation’s leading operator of high-acuity home care, Contessa. The high-acuity home care offering includes Hospital Care at Home, Skilled Nursing Care at Home and Palliative Care at Home, which brings all the essential elements of hospital, rehabilitation and medical care for skilled nursing patients and broader palliative care services into the comfort of patients’ homes.

Read More

Prisma Health is Bringing Hospital-Level Care into Patients Homes in the Midlands

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Prisma Health, the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, is now offering Home Recovery Care to patients cared for at Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Prisma Health partners with Nashville-based Contessa to operate the care model that helps patients to stay out of the hospital by bringing key elements of inpatient care directly into patients’ homes. This marks the third location for Prisma Health Home Recovery Care. The program launched at Greenville Memorial Hospital in 2019 and expanded to Oconee Memorial Hospital last year. In the Upstate, the program has a 90% acceptance rate and an average…

Read More

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.

Read More