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“It was an ideal choice and I’d definitely recommend it.” 

Patients receiving chemotherapy often experience side effects that complicate the course of their treatment. In Barrie’s case, his first cycle of chemotherapy created a common…

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The Evolving Role of Virtual Hospitalists

While hospital medicine is a relatively new specialty, in the last nearly 30 years its practitioners have become a staple for acute patient care. Today,…

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Why 2023 Was a Milestone Year for Comprehensive Healthcare at Home

If 2023 taught us anything, it’s that the culture of healthcare is shifting — home. In the past twelve months, Contessa has witnessed this shift…

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5 Tips for Introducing Patients to Hospital at Home

Since the increased adoption of advanced healthcare programs in the home, hundreds of hospitals across the country have offered hospital-level care in the home to…

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A Day in the Life of the Virtual Care Unit

Bringing advanced medical care home calls for a combination of in-person and virtual care, since caregivers cannot be physically present with patients 24/7 the same…

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A Day in the Life of a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

The growth of palliative care services in the United States equals increased demand for palliative care nurse practitioners, who play a vital role in delivering…

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“This was the most pleasant hospitalization we’ve ever encountered.” 

Having a health crisis is never convenient, but it often seems to happen at the worst possible time. This was the case for 88-year-old Toby,…

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Provider Spotlight: Dr. Tom Luers, Gundersen Health System

Gundersen Health System partnered with Contessa to deliver hospital-level care in the home as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of this approach to care….

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Promoting Better Clinicians Through Care at Home

The rapid growth of the continuum of healthcare in the home since the COVID-19 pandemic is testament to the success of this approach to care….

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