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.
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 is a lack of reimbursement. Messina is confident traditional Medicare is close to paying health systems for treating patients with the model.