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Physician Spotlight: Dr. Michael Hake, Dignity Health

When a pleasant 60-year-old gentleman was admitted to the hospital with a debilitating case of cellulitis to his right leg, he knew it would be a long stay. After nearly four weeks in the hospital and several surgeries, the usually chipper patient grew disgruntled and expressed a desire to leave the hospital.  After discussing solutions with the patient, hospital physicians and case management, the patient was referred to Dignity Health’s Home Recovery Care program, which provided a favorable alternative. The patient was transferred home with remote patient monitoring, twice-daily visits from an acute care registered nurse and telehealth rounds with…

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