July 6, 2018
Hospital at Home Initiatives Look Increasingly Viable for Health Systems
Initiative gathers steam as Medicare ponders 2 APMs and new Mount Sinai study confirms improved outcomes.
HealthLeaders, By: Mandy Roth
With a study by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai demonstrating improved outcomes for patients participating in Hospital at Home (HaH) services, and two alternative payment models (APM) under review by Medicare, more healthcare systems may explore the possibility of offering this innovative model of care.
As health leaders examine the advantages of launching HaH programs to deliver acute services in the home environment versus traditional inpatient care, here’s a look at the latest developments and thoughts to consider.