There’s no place like home, but did you know a familiar environment can also help you heal faster? We explain.
Understanding the patients Contessa serves is absolutely critical to our work. Not only do we need to know the best ways to treat patients in the home, but also the perceptions they have of their physical and mental health. In this blog, we explain the the PROMIS tool, the patient-reported assessment data Contessa leverages to glean and understand patients’ perceptions of their own health. Learn how we measure this information before, during, and after a patients episodes of care with Contessa, and how the assessment’s findings impact the care we deliver.
California Health Care Foundation, January 13, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic is testing our healthcare system like never before, highlighting the need for patient-centered care delivery…
Though it is challenging to predict what the next month, let alone year, may hold, we looked into our crystal ball and thought deeply about how hospital care at home could change in the future.
Let’s face it: 2020 was a challenging year. Here are five things we learned as an innovative healthcare business in the face of great difficulty and opportunity.
“This morning I saw one of our patients sitting in her living room during televideo rounding. She was wrapped under a favorite blanket and watching TV. She said, ‘Doc, whatever you are doing, you are doing it well.’ I felt like I was sitting right there beside her. I never imagined connecting this personally with patients virtually. It makes the whole experience worth it.”
William Davenport built his career as a dancer. Using his body as an instrument, it was concerning when health issues started slowing down the 73-year-old performer. After many visits to the hospital, he was sent home with Hospitalization at Home. He hasn’t made a trip back to the ER since.
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.
What’s the clinical value of home hospital care? Contessa Our CEO Travis Messina shares five reasons every health system should consider.