«Experts say home-based advanced care initiatives should consider patients holistically and recognize virtual care as a distinct modality requiring its own strategic investments.»

«Although telehealth is often thought of in the context of synchronous video visits, in reality, virtual care encompasses a wide range of opportunities to connect patients with medical care beyond brick-and-mortar facilities. One such expansion involves the provision of advanced care outside of in-person settings, sometimes known as «hospital at home.» Several major healthcare organizations, including Kaiser and Mayo, have put forth efforts in this direction via advocacy and pilot programs. Other health systems, including Intermountain and Ascension, have made similar moves.«

Article written by Kat Jercich | Photo by Ivan Samkov/Pexels



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