Half of the 240 study participants were selected to receive brief phone calls from volunteers over the course of a month, and they reported feeling 20% less lonely on average, according to the study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
This case study dives into how MultiCare: Came to the conclusion they needed an innovative approach to break the readmission cycle Integrated the new service within the health system to provide high acuity medical care in the home Treated patients at an appropriate level of care to realize $1,509 in cost savings per patient Provided [...]
BY TOM DASCHLE & BILL FRIST June 3, 2020 Former Senators and Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist issued an op-ed noting the importance of home-based care and technologies to enable home-based care. The former Sens. call for policymakers to think, “beyond essential medical services and consider the non-medical drivers of health that are often [...]