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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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Home is Where the Health Is: Four Reasons Patients Recover Faster in Their Own Space

There’s no place like home, but did you know a familiar environment can also help you heal faster? We explain.

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COVID Spurs Families to Shun Nursing Homes, a Shift That Appears Long Lasting

Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2020 Fearing infection and isolation, relatives are turning to home care as new services make that option more possible for many. Click here to read the full article.

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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 advises on all clinical operations, including patient safety protocols, utilization management, research and innovation, and physician leadership development. Prior to this role, Mark served as the chief medical officer at Contessa,  Tenet Healthcare, Vanguard Health Systems and OhioHealth, where he practiced internal medicine and geriatrics.

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