Apr 27th 2021

The Complete Patient Picture: Benefits of Moving to Home-Based Care

According to a recent JAMA study, only 24% of hospitals and 16% of physician practices reported screening patients for social determinants of health, e.g., food insecurity, housing instability, and utility needs. These shortfalls illuminate the benefits of moving care to the home. It allows for clinicians to effectively screen their patients and improve outcomes. 

 

Watch our on-demand discussion with eviCore home care authority Mayank Shah, MD and Contessa CEO Travis Messina to discuss (1) the benefit of both chronic and acute home-based care and determining high-risk patients, (2) COVID-19 and its impact on efforts to move care to the home, (3) how to successfully continue care in the home, and (4) what providers can do to effectively navigate care-at-home.