Press Releases

Movement to Advance Care in the Home Growing

Moving Health Home, an alliance to advance home-based care policy Moving Health Home, a coalition of pioneering health care organizations with a bold vision to change the way policymakers think about the home as a site of clinical service, officially launched only a few weeks ago. Founding members, Amazon Care, Landmark Health, Signify Health, Dispatch Health, Elara Caring, Intermountain Healthcare, Home Instead, Ascension, and Amwell coalesced around a shared belief that patients should have access to care in the home. Now, the movement is growing with seven additional members – Compassus, UPMC, U.S. Medical Management, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), Advocate Aurora…

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Gundersen is Bringing Hospital-Level Care into Patients’ Homes

Gundersen Health System is enhancing its nationally-recognized efforts on quality care and patient experience by introducing a new care option to provide patients added convenience and care options. Gundersen Home Hospital brings all the essential elements of hospital care to the comfort of a patients’ home, allowing many patients to avoid a hospital admission altogether. Through a new partnership with Contessa, the leading operator of home hospital care, this initiative represents Gundersen’s latest effort to leverage emerging technology to deliver convenient, patient-centered care.

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Mount Sinai Health System to Launch Palliative Care at Home, Expanding Partnership With Contessa

Contessa and the Mount Sinai Health System are expanding their partnership to launch Palliative Care at Home. The care model brings coordinated and specialized pain treatment into the homes of New York City patients while avoiding unnecessary hospitalizations.

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Marshfield Clinic Expands Home Recovery Care to Minocqua, Weston

MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Clinic Health System and Contessa Health, the nation’s leading operator of hospital-level care in the home, are expanding Home Recovery Care services to patients in Minocqua and Weston. Marshfield and Contessa joined forces to offer this level of care at Marshfield Medical Center, Marshfield in 2016 and Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire in 2019. Services launched at Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua on November 11 and Marshfield Medical Center-Weston on November 16. “Home Recovery Care gives us the ability to provide hospital-level care in a patient’s home, which is becoming a vital resource in freeing up beds for the sickest…

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Home Recovery Care Expands to two more Allegheny Health Network Hospitals in Western Pennsylvania

AHN Forbes and AHN Jefferson Hospitals join AHN Allegheny General Hospital in offering Home Recovery Care to patients recovering from acute conditions, including some cases of COVID-19, following an emergency-room visit.

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Highmark Health Collaborates with Contessa to Enhance Home Based Acute Care Model for Highmark Health Plan Members

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Pittsburgh, PA AND Nashville, Tenn. — (November 13, 2019) — Highmark Health, a leading national health and wellness organization, today announced that it is working with Contessa to improve individuals’ health care experiences through a joint venture designed to enable consumers to receive hospital-quality care in the comfort and convenience of their homes. The joint venture, Home Recovery Care LLC, will provide all essential elements of inpatient care in the home through telemedicine, in-home providers, and robust care management oversight.  This is made possible utilizing Contessa’s proprietary technology specifically designed to coordinate home-based hospital care. As part of this patient-centered,…

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Prisma Health partners with Contessa to bring high-quality hospital-level care into patients’ homes

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GREENVILLE, S.C., and NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Prisma Health, the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, will partner with Nashville-based Contessa on an innovative care model called Home Recovery Care that keeps patients out of the hospital by bringing key elements of inpatient care directly into patients’ own homes. Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital will be the first hospital in South Carolina to offer Home Recovery Care when it rolls out in early 2020. Prisma Health Oconee Memorial Hospital and Prisma Health Baptist Easley Hospital will be the next ones to offer it. The long-term goal is to offer it…

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CommonSpirit Health brings Hospital-Level Care into the Comfort of the Home with Contessa

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Home Recovery Care Services Help to Avoid Unnecessary Hospital Admissions and Improve Patient Outcomes Chicago, Ill. AND Nashville, Tenn. — May 20, 2019 — CommonSpirit Health today announced it is introducing a new hospital-level home care option. Home Recovery Care brings all the essential elements of hospital care to the comfort of the home, allowing many patients to avoid a hospital admission. Through a new partnership with Contessa, the leading operator of Home Recovery Care, this initiative represents CommonSpirit Health’s latest effort to leverage emerging technology to deliver convenient, consumer-centered health care to its patients. CommonSpirit Health and Contessa are…

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Contessa Secures Financing to Continue Deployment of Inpatient-Level Care at Home Models

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NASHVILLE, TN, April 19, 2018–  Contessa Health Inc., a leader and pioneer of Home Recovery Care, a risk-based model that combines all the essential elements of inpatient hospital care in the comfort of patients’ homes, announced today that they have secured additional financing. The round was led by Health Velocity Capital, with participation from existing investors: BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Noro-Moseley Partners, and Sandbox Advantage Fund. The new round of funding will be used to support the continued adoption of hospital-level care in the home. “We’re very excited to have led this financing round and to partner with Contessa.  Our…

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Mount Sinai Health System Partners With Contessa Health to Expand Hospital-Level Care at Home Program

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NEW YORK, NY and NASHVILLE, TN – The Mount Sinai Health System announced today that it has partnered with Contessa Health, an innovative health care company that manages acute-care services at home through prospective bundled payment arrangements, to extend Mount Sinai’s existing hospital-level care at home program, known as the Mobile Acute Care Team (MACT), to new markets. As part of Mount Sinai’s commitment to keeping communities healthy and out of the hospital, the Health System initially launched the program in 2014 with the support of a multi-year innovation award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Through the program, eligible patients receive…

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