Mass General Brigham’s Hospital-At-Home Nurses Unionize, Home Care Segment Moves To Follow Suit

Nurses of Mass General Brigham’s hospital-at-home program have voted to unionize, and the clinicians at the health system’s home care segment are hoping to follow suit. The efforts to unionize first started in February. On May 16, 80 of the health system’s home-at-hospital nurses voted to join the Massachusetts Nurse Association (MNA). That same month, […]

Hospital At Home’s Popularity Among Patients Is The Best Thing Going For The Model

Amid efforts to push back the expiration date of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Acute Hospital Care at Home waiver, more patients are expressing their desire to participate in hospital-at-home programs. That’s according to a new survey from Vivalink, a digital healthcare solutions company that offers remote patient monitoring (RPM). “Hospital at […]

Hospital-At-Home Enabler Resilient Healthcare Partners With Choice Health at Home

Choice Health at Home and Resilient Healthcare have formed a partnership that will give the former access to digital health technologies and hospital-at-home capabilities. Plano, Texas-based Resilient is a technology company that enables health care organizations to deliver higher-acuity care in the home. Meanwhile, Tyler, Texas-based Choice Health at Home is a home health, hospice, […]

BrightStar Care Dives Further Into Hospital-At-Home Care, Expands Partnership With Medically Home

BrightStar Care has built a reputation as one of the home care industry’s innovators. Past examples of the home care franchise company’s pioneering spirit include its investment in small-home senior living residences and its educational partnership with Chamberlain University. On Tuesday, the Gurnee, Illinois-based BrightStar announced its latest innovation effort, which will include an expansion […]

MedStar Health, DispatchHealth Announce New Partnership To Provide Acute Care At Home

MedStar Health – a Washington, D.C.-based health system known to value home-based care – is teaming up with DispatchHealth. DispatchHealth originally made a name for itself as a provider of higher-acuity care services in the home. Over the last few years, however, it has dramatically expanded its offerings, and now the company delivers in-home care […]

Boston Medical Center Launches Hospital-at-Home Model with Medically Home, as CMS Waiver Program Swells to 133 Health Systems

The hospital-at-home movement continues to gain steam. Boston Medical Center (BMC) on Wednesday announced the launch of its new hospital-at-home program. The initiative is aimed at providing high-quality medical care to patients in the comfort of their own homes. “BMC Hospital at Home is anchored in BMC’s commitment to deliver transformative models of care that […]

Congressional Hearing: Home Health Care A ‘Lifesaver’ For Rural, Underserved Communities

The House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee held a hearing Tuesday focused on enhancing access to care-at-home in rural and underserved communities. The topic of the hearing is especially pressing because individuals living in rural communities often face barriers that prevent them from receiving adequate care. “For patients in rural and underserved communities, bringing […]