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 DispatchHealth originally made a name for itself as a provider of higher-acuity care services in the home.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 […]

Layoffs Hit At-Home Care Innovator DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth — one of the most successful startups in the home-based care space over the last decade — has reportedly laid off 88 employees. The company itself would not confirm the number of employees laid off. “We are focused on supporting our patients and our mission to deliver trusted, compassionate care in the comfort of […]

Family Caregivers Far Prefer Hospital At Home Over Brick-And-Mortar Alternative

The hospital-at-home model can help alleviate caregiver stress, and that could be one of the model’s main selling points moving forward. The evidence behind that is from a new DispatchHealth case study, which explored caregiver fatigue within the hospital-at-home model by asking, “Does this innovative care model alleviate or exacerbate caregiver stress?” The results were […]

DispatchHealth’s Hospital-At-Home Program Reduces Readmission Rates By Nearly 50%

DispatchHealth’s Advanced Care program — a home-based alternative to hospital care — was able to lower 30-day readmission rates, checking in at almost 50% below the national average. That’s one of the key takeaways from a recent DispatchHealth study, which detailed the outcomes of the company’s Advanced Care program over the course of an 18-month […]

Elara Caring Adds Chief Development Officer; Care Advantage Names New SVP Of Operations

Elara Caring adds chief development officer Elara Caring has named Brent Nash as its chief development officer, a new executive role. Nash will be in charge of maximizing the company’s growth strategy. “At Elara, we’re utilizing a world-class value-based care model and cutting-edge technologies to scale the delivery of home-based care, improving outcomes for patients, […]

How Home-Based Care Providers Are Planning To Get Involved With The GUIDE Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) first announced the Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model in late July. Home-based care providers have now had time to think about the opportunity the model may bring with it. The goal of the model is to “support people living with dementia and their unpaid caregivers.” […]

Reimagine Care, DispatchHealth Join Forces For Value-Based Cancer Care At Home

At the start of 2023, Reimagine Care had teased two new partnerships that were in the works as the company continued its mission to deliver home-centered, value-based cancer care. One of those partnerships was officially announced this week. Reimagine Care is partnering with DispatchHealth, the Denver-based in-home medical care provider, to offer cancer care beyond […]

Emory Healthcare’s Innovation Director: Forward-Thinking Health Systems Need An At-Home Care Strategy

DispatchHealth has formed a new partnership with Emory Healthcare in Atlanta to offer Emory patients follow-up and high-acuity medical care in the home. As DispatchHealth’s service capabilities and reach continue to grow, the leadership team remains focused on meeting individuals with high medical and social needs where they are. Simultaneously, health systems are looking for […]

DispatchHealth Partners With Included Health To Augment Home-Based Care Offerings

DispatchHealth has formed a new partnership with Included Health, a virtual-first health care company that helps connect providers and health plans to deliver at-home care. Included Health’s clinical approach to virtual care was one of the main selling points for DispatchHealth, its CEO and co-founder Mark Prather told Home Health Care News. “I really liked […]