A group of healthcare stakeholders — Amazon Care, Intermountain Healthcare and Ascension, to name a few — has created an alliance to advocate for home-based care services through policy changes.
DispatchHealth, a startup offering at-home care, raised $200 million in funding. The Denver-based company plans to use it to expand to additional states.
With a new round of financing secured, in-home medical care company DispatchHealth is gearing up for another major expansion push. The Denver, Colorado-based company announced Wednesday that it has raised an additional $200 million in Series D, bringing its overall fundraising total to more than… Read More »DispatchHealth Raises $200M to Expand In-Home Medical Care Model
A partnership between a five-hospital health system and at-home care company DispatchHealth considerably reduced emergency-room admissions and cost while improving patient satisfaction. Denver, Colorado-based DispatchHealth offers a variety of health care services in the home through its mobile, emergency medicine-trained teams. It contracts with health… Read More »At-Home Focus Helps Baystate Health Save $1,729 Per Visit in Risk-Based Population
Interest in home-based care is rising amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In line with this trend, Humana is joining forces with an in-home care provider to offer its members access to hospital-level care at home.
What You Should Know: – Humana Inc. and DispatchHealth, a provider of in-home medical care, today announced an agreement to provide Humana members with access to an advanced level of care in the home – to help enhance patients’ experience and health outcomes. The Dispatch-Humana… Read More »Humana Taps DispatchHealth to Power Hospital-Level Care in the Home
To better care for its members with multiple chronic conditions, health insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is teaming up with DispatchHealth to offer advanced hospital-level care in the home. While the news comes roughly two months after federal health care policymakers paved the way… Read More »Humana Teams Up with DispatchHealth to Deliver Hospital-Level Care in the Home
Multicare rolled out a hospital-at-home program with Denver-based startup Dispatch Health. The program will free up hospital beds and staff as Covid-19 cases surge across the U.S.
What You Should Know: – DispatchHealth launches Clinic Without Walls, a new service line offering patients a telemedicine visit with in-person assistance for more complex medical visits. – The initial service line will be available in a pilot to MultiCare patients in the Tacoma and… Read More »DispatchHealth Launches New Clinic Without Walls for Enhanced Virtual Visits to MultiCare Patients
DispatchHealth announced Tuesday that it has teamed up with MultiCare — a Tacoma, Washington-based health system — to offer care through a new hospital-at-home program. The news comes roughly two weeks after the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made a major announcement… Read More »DispatchHealth Launches New Hospital-at-Home, Telehealth Programs with MultiCare
New interoperability rules hold promise in making it easier for patients to access and share their health data. But there’s still a long way to go to make a health records turnkey.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week took extraordinary steps toward increasing the U.S. health care system’s capacity by shifting more acute care into the home. In a Wednesday announcement, CMS unveiled new, comprehensive flexibilities that allow hospitals to provide their services… Read More »New Hospital-at-Home Waiver Program Is ‘Another Step Forward’ for Home-Based Care
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and a growing interest in at-home care, DispatchHealth has published new data showing that its hospital-at-home program did not result in unexpected deaths, serious adverse events or patients being subsequently admitted to a skilled nursing facility.
Last November, in-home care provider DispatchHealth partnered with a payer and launched Advanced Care, its own hospital-at-home model. The initial results of that model are in, after the provider “hospitalized” 27 patients within their own homes. Of the patients treated at home by DispatchHealth’s team,… Read More »After Saving $6,200 Per Patient, DispatchHealth Looks to Scale Hospital-at-Home Model
In 2018, home-based care provider DispatchHealth was enlisted by the health system MultiCare to reduce the overall cost of care in its network. The move immediately paid dividends. In the first full calendar year of collaboration, DispatchHealth was able to work with Tacoma, Washington-based MultiCare… Read More »DispatchHealth Partnership Helps MultiCare Lower Its Total Cost of Care by $1,509 Per Patient