Navigation Links
Medical House Calls -- a Grass Roots Solution to Demographic, Medical and Cost Demands
Date:5/28/2013

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The current health and social service system was never designed to accommodate the "silver tsunami" of elders with multiple chronic conditions.  As grass roots advocates and front line medical professionals, Academy of Homecare Physician members are responding to this reality by inventing the delivery models and innovative solutions to care for the frail elderly with multiple chronic conditions.

Academy members see the need for home-centered care including medical house calls and are proactively delivering valuable services – services that allow the very sick and elderly to age in place and avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and nursing home stays. Medical care in the home is preferred by patients because it allows them to preserve their independence and dignity while remaining close to their families and friends and is preferred by payers because it reduces health care costs. Academy members are inventing the required delivery system through collaboration, with ambulance and EMS providers, home health agencies, hospices, regional health information organizations, and others to break down barriers to better patient care for the sickest highest cost patients.  Advanced technology is also enabling Academy members to provide services in the home with less patient/caregiver stress and less payor cost than the formerly required office or hospital settings.

At the Academy's annual meeting this month, an overall theme was the fundamental shift in medical practice from reactive response to one of anticipatory, pre-emptive monitoring and careful intervention so that patient care is coordinated, even while patients are undergoing changes in their health status. Such timely intervention is what enables the patient to remain in their home rather than transport to receive care on an acute, emergent, costly and emotionally stressful basis. Medical housecalls – medical
'/>"/>

SOURCE Academy of Homecare Physician
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Cempra Awarded $58 Million Contract to Develop Antibiotic for Pediatric Use and Biodefense by Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
2. Northern Europe Medical Device Market Reports
3. Middle East & Africa Medical Device Market Reports
4. Americas Medical Device Market Reports
5. Western Europe Medical Device Market Reports
6. Latin America Medical Device Market Reports
7. Building Medical Affairs Capabilities to Ensure Organizational Success across Key Operational Areas
8. Dr. Edward W. Knowlton Resigns as a Director of Solta Medical, Inc.
9. TeamHealth Medical Call Center Forms Clinical Advisory Committee
10. Ameritox Joins with Progressive Medical in Urine Drug Monitoring Network to Help Improve Care of Injured Workers
11. Net Medical Xpress Announces Acquisition of Telemedicine Staffing Company
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014  The International Trade Commission (ITC) issued its final ... Medical. In a notice issued on December 23, the ITC ... on its humidifier was invalid. BMC President, ... are very excited with the ITC,s decision in this case. ... taken since the very beginning on the key patents in ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Mich. , Dec. 24, 2014  Diplomat Pharmacy, ... independent specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce Jennifer ... quality at Diplomat, will take office as the president ... The formal induction ceremony will take place Feb. 28, ... will be held at the Renaissance Center in ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... YORK and LONDON , ... global orthopedic industry are expected to grow at an ... in terms of value and volume. Hip, knee and ... developed world while in emerging economies they have a ... rates are challenging the use of composites. Non-metallic orthopedic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ITC Final Decision Goes Against ResMed (RMD) Monumental Win for 3B/BMC 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 2Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 3
... Inc., the maker of OneTouch® Brand Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems, ... Rite Track Diabetes Tour . Beginning on November ... will travel to various Rite Aid pharmacies in eight cities ... A1c testing, educational materials and free product samples and offers ...
... Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH), a global leader ... in the 2011 Credit Suisse Annual Health Care Conference ... Arizona on November 9, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. local ... presentation can be accessed via Zimmer,s Investor Relations website ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Gets on Board for Diabetes Testing 2Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Gets on Board for Diabetes Testing 3Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Gets on Board for Diabetes Testing 4Zimmer Holdings to Present at 2011 Credit Suisse Annual Health Care Conference 2
(Date:12/26/2014)... It is said that nothing makes a lady feel ... wedding dress supplier, shows its new selection of navy ... , UWDress.com’s navy cocktail gowns are the cornerstones of ... fashion styles. Simple dresses in bright neon colors can be ... specially designed for those who want to shine among the ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 ... have announced the TransPack Volume 5 Plugin for Final Cut ... to manipulate a hard light tool to pull off an ... Studios. “When users get their hands on TransPack Volume 5, ... TransPack Volume 5 is a set of over 50 Final ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... DW-InductionHeating.com (DaWei Induction Heating Co.) is a comprehensive ... and marketing of a series of induction heating equipment. ... series of induction brazing equipments . , According ... brazing refers to the joining of two or ... The manager says that there are fundamental differences in ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 26, 2014 The ... combines beauty, strength and durability. Today, the business ... which is valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , ... of traditional hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand ... consumers worldwide to find a reliable bamboo flooring ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... months the trends for evening dresses shift and ... of the hottest styles in the next few months.” The ... 26 A-line sweetheart evening dresses, and announces the availability of ... trying our best to help a lady to show off ... prices, we provide discounted delivery costs to our customers worldwide. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:UWDress.com Shows Its New Navy Cocktail Dresses For 2015 2Health News:Today a new plugin was announced from Pixel Film Studios, TransPack Volume 5 for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Induction Brazing Equipment Series From DaWei Induction Heating Co., A Reliable Supplier Of Induction Heating Equipment 2Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2
... IL Earlier school start times are associated with increased ... will be presented Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in San Antonio, ... Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC. Results indicate that in ... in Virginia Beach, Va., where high school classes began at ...
... called tasquinimod slowed the rate of disease progression in ... to experts at Johns Hopkins, Roswell Park Cancer Institute ... drug that squeezes off blood supply to prostate tumors ... these vast networks of blood vessels to supply nutrients. ...
... common, they are only partially effective without standardized, ... to a study conducted by University of Cincinnati ... UC associate professor of emergency medicine Stewart Wright, ... treatment of pneumonia to create clinical guidelines for ...
... get from restaurants, cafeterias and other food-service providers? A new ... to place video cameras in commercial kitchens to see how ... risky practices happen more often than previously thought. "Meals ... 70 percent of food poisoning outbreaks, making them a vital ...
... IL Regulations that limit the number of hours ... to maximize workers, sleep opportunity and minimize the risk ... will be presented Tuesday, June 8, 2010, in San ... of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC. Results ...
... A community-based health promotion program delivered by over 500 ... seniors, Canadian Stroke Network researcher Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski told ... the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP), family physicians in ... over to attend risk assessment sessions held at local ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Teen automobile crash rates are higher when school starts earlier 2Health News:Drug that restricts blood supply to prostate tumors delays disease progression 2Health News:'Knowledge translation' keeps treatment current 2Health News:Video study finds risky food-safety behavior more common than thought 2Health News:Video study finds risky food-safety behavior more common than thought 3Health News:The best and worst work schedules: Shift start times can impact sleep and alertness 2Health News:The best and worst work schedules: Shift start times can impact sleep and alertness 3Health News:A good CHAP reduces rates of heart disease and stroke in communities. 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: