Press Releases

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Contessa to Bring Hospital-Level Care into the Home

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is offering patients Hospital Care at Home, an emerging healthcare option that brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the comfort and convenience of patients’ homes.

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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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Ascension Saint Thomas Partners with Contessa to Bring Hospital-Level Care to Homes

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Ascension Saint Thomas Becomes the First Health System in Tennessee to Introduce Home-Based Hospital Care Nashville, Tenn. — July 2, 2019 — Ascension Saint Thomas and Nashville-based Contessa have announced a partnership to offer patients Home Recovery Care, an emerging healthcare option that brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the comfort and convenience of patients’ homes. “Home Recovery Care” aligns with Ascension’s Mission-Inspired Transformation initiative, to meet individuals where they are in their healthcare journey by making quality care convenient and accessible in their homes. The Mission-Inspired Transformation will reimagine new ways of providing care, calling leaders…

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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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Contessa Health Closes $7 Million Series B Financing

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 13, 2016– Contessa Health, Inc., a leader in episodic risk arrangements and home hospitalization programs, raised $7 million in funding led by Noro-Moseley Partners, with participation from existing investors BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Martin Ventures and Sandbox Advantage Fund, as well as new investors, Nashville Capital Network and the Marshfield Clinic Health System. The proceeds of the financing will enable Contessa Health to further scale operations as it expands into new markets. “The healthcare system is rapidly shifting from traditional fee-for-service to alternative payment models such as bundles,” said Spence McClelland, partner at Noro-Moseley. “Contessa’s home hospitalization…

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Marshfield, Contessa Health in Wisconsin form partnership on bundled payments for home care

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Home hospitalization program will allow members of the Security Health Plan, which Marshfield Health owns, receive hospital caliber care at home. http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/marshfield-contessa-health-wisconsin-form-partnership-bundled-payments-home-care Marshfield Clinic Health System and Contessa Health have formed a new partnership to operate a home hospitalization program in Wisconsin. The program, run by Contessa Health, will allow members of the Security Health Plan to receive hospital-level care in their homes at a prospective bundled rate, according to a statement. Care includes medical visits, lab testing and medical equipment at a prospective bundled rate for a 30-day period. Marshfield, which has more than 50 clinic locations in the…

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