Contessa Applauds CMS For Its Home Hospital Care Decision

We applaud CMS for its decision to help healthcare providers more easily expand the delivery of hospital-level care beyond its traditional setting. Given the tremendous strain COVID-19 is putting on our healthcare system, access to home hospital care has never been more important.

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Why Home Hospital Care is a Value Add in a Health System’s Clinical Toolbox

What’s the clinical value of home hospital care? Contessa Our CEO Travis Messina shares five reasons every health system should consider.

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Telehealth’s Evolution and Staying Power Among Virtual Hospitalists

Telehealth has come a long way in just six months, but what is its staying power? Contessa’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Montoney, explores in his latest blog post.

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Build or Buy? Three Things to Consider Before Starting a Home Hospital Care Program

When integrating a home hospital care program at an existing health system, is it necessary to recreate the wheel and build your own from scratch? Contessa CEO Travis Messina explains.

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The Check Up: Dr. Susan Turney of Marshfield Clinic Health System

Modern Healthcare, October  12, 2020 Not only has Wisconsin recently become a hot spot for COVID-19, but it’s also a state where the rural population has faced barriers to care well before the pandemic began. Modern Healthcare Managing Editor Matthew Weinstock talks to Dr. Susan Turney, CEO of Marshfield Clinic Health System, about what the…

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Meet Our Experts


Travis Messina

Travis is passionate about treating patients in a setting that best fits their needs, which is often the home. He founded Contessa in 2015 to provide a new standard of healthcare for providers, payers and patients. Since its launch, the company has partnered with six health systems across the US and continues to grow. Before Contessa, Travis built his career investing in healthcare ventures. He spent time at Martin Ventures, Vanguard Health Systems, Signal Hill Capital and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Mark Montoney

Mark Montoney, MD, MBA

Mark has a deep history and passion for geriatric medicine. He was first drawn to Contessa because of its unique and specific delivery of care, which is often highly beneficial to geriatric patients. In his role at the organization, Mark oversees all clinical operations, including patient safety protocols, utilization management, research and innovation, and physician leadership development. Prior to this role, Mark served in the chief medical officer for Tenet Healthcare, Vanguard Health Systems and OhioHealth, where he practiced internal medicine and geriatrics.

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