Of 144 U.S. hospitals that were approved for a CMS waiver allowing hospital at home programs, 18% had no teaching programs and only 0.7% were rural.
27 Oct 2021
Learn how the hospital and the home are the same but different.
15 Nov 2021
A virtual hospital and a trial of inhaled interferon-beta both reported success, studies compared COVID-19 and other critically ill patients, and mortality and readmission risks were quantified in recent pandemic research.
18 Nov 2020
During his plenary at SHM Converge 2022, Robert M. Wachter, MD, MACP, shared his thoughts on the future of hospital medicine, including changes in patient complexity and hospital finance, the catch-22 of hospital at home, and the potential impacts of technology.
20 Apr 2022
This intervention differed from previous hospital-at-home trials by including more diagnoses and 30 days of postacute care to improve care coordination, facilitate access, and enhance postacute illness self-management.
27 Jun 2018
Medicare pays for three types of telehealth: telemedicine, virtual check-in, and e-visits.
15 Jan 2021
A randomized trial of hospital at home found no difference in the proportion of patients who had died or were living at home at six months, although participants who had received care at home were less likely to be in long-term residential care than those who had been hospitalized.
21 Apr 2021
Pilot projects are providing inpatient-level care in patients' homes.
15 Mar 2020
Two physicians recently told ACP Hospitalist about how their health system got a planned program to provide acute-level care in patients' homes running in two weeks at the start of the pandemic.
25 Nov 2020
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