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Investors including Andreessen Horowitz just made a $300 million bet that a startup can take on healthcare giants at caring for elderly Americans

A startup that wants to reinvent the way we take care of seniors in America just raised hundreds of millions as it gears up to launch its new plans in 2019 ... the insurer to try to keep that person h... read more

Mount Sinai's Visiting Doctors program, with Dr. Ana Blohm, helps homebound senior citizens

The specialist: Dr. Ana Blohm, care for homebound seniors. A general internist in the Visiting Doctors program at Mount Sinai ... who find themselves with elderly relatives who are having trouble gett... read more

Judge lifts home-care order

A judge on Monday lifted an order that has prevented the state from awarding home-based care to disabled Medicaid recipients under the ARChoices program ... to begin clearing out a backlog of 2,391 en... read more

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A Vision for “Hospital at Home” Programs

I was a trusted guest in patients’ homes — being on their turf gave them power over their care. When these homebound elderly patients got sick, some flat out ... hospitals to link HaH to disease-manag... read more

Jennifer Whiteside: NDP bringing hope to higher levels of seniors care

And they are typically doing it without enough help on shift to keep themselves ... we are to stop nursing home operators from firing entire staff teams whenever they contract out services or ... read more

Best Practices: Hospital reduces delirium in elderly patients

A delirium episode in an elderly patient can double or triple mortality risk over the following year. Patients who experience delirium are more likely to need nursing-home care ... benefits of the Hos... read more

Op-Ed: Working together to Stop the Revolving Door at New Jersey Hospitals

The team member calls the pharmacist and arranges for new medications to be delivered to her home ... programs like Mercer Care Transitions, supported by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilt... read more

Medically tailored food is the future of health care

What if instead of metformin — a drug that works to lower sugar in the blood, — your doctor could simply prescribe meals tailored to your unique diagnosis that help control ... medical diets helped ke... read more

Opinion: We must do more for seniors coming home from hospital

Community Assets Supporting Transitions (CAST) is a new hospital-to-home transitional care program in Sudbury ... pilot projects to improve the transition from hospital to home will help us create a b... read more

Hospitals broaden scope of community-benefit work

While not-for-profit hospitals have always been expected to offer programs that improve health or increase healthcare access, that work has traditionally focused on training new ... to a Modern Health... read more

Hospitals face financial blow that could seriously weaken NYC health care system

New York's public hospitals, which shoulder most of the burden of care for the city's poorest patients ... about a sixth of the total currently paid out. Of that, New York state is projected to lose $... read more

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