Home Care Could be Heart of the U.S. Health System by 2024, Leaders Say

Within 10 years, people’s homes could replace hospitals and other settings as the primary location for health care in the United States, according to leaders from technology company Intel and a prominent provider organization. They presented at a recent workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC). “The home setting […]

Experts Say Overhaul Needed on End-of-Life Care

Palliative care such as hospice has become widely accepted among patients and their families when it comes to end-of-life care, but some are saying this type of health care delivery falls short in several places, according to a recent report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).  The areas where end-of-life care requires the biggest overhauls […]