• With Community Paramedicine, House Calls are Making a Meaningful Comeback

    One of the biggest care gaps occurs when the patient leaves the hospital. The care team can send along instructions for care management, send texts or emails or make phone calls, even schedule follow-up care, but there’s no guarantee those directions will be followed.

  • How to Implement a Care Management Model

    A recent research article found patients with complex medical and social needs that were engaged in the Camden Coalition’s care management model had significantly lower hospital readmissions than similar patients who were not engaged in the care management model.

  • Making In-Home Care Worker Safety a Priority

    Private duty and home health administrators must tackle many industry challenges as leaders, such as worker shortages and reimbursement issues. Another of those challenges is workplace safety and how to keep in-home care workers safe from abuse and bodily harm when taking care of clients.

  • Mass General Brigham Expands Its Hospital at Home Program

    Health system officials have announced that Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Salem Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital will join the Home Hospital program, which was launched by both Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2016 and consolidated in 2020 when the two hospitals merged.

  • How to Address the Relationship Between Health Equity and Patient Safety

    Health equity has become a top priority for healthcare providers nationwide. Last year, health equity was added as the Quintuple Aim for healthcare providers. In 2008, the Triple Aim for healthcare improvement was introduced, featuring improvement of population health, enhancement of the care experience, and reduction of costs. In 2014, the Quadruple Aim for healthcare improvement was created with the addition of workforce well-being as a fourth element to address healthcare worker burnout.