The Portland Business Journal’s Elizabeth Hayes attended and reported on Housecall Providers’ breakfast forum Return of the House Call on June 4, 2014. Her article House calls: relic of the past or wave of the future? explores the factors that are causing the rebirth of the house call such as our aging population, technology and cost savings. You can read her article by clicking here.
House calls are an idea whose time will surely come around again. On Wednesday, June 4th more than 250 members of Portland’s community gathered for a breakfast forum at the Multnomah Athletic Club to discuss the future of the house call and its critical role in 21st century medicine. “I truly believe house calls can save Medicare,they may be the only thing [Read more… ]
Housecall Providers is hosting a breakfast forum at Multnomah Athletic Club, June 4th at 8:00 AM entitled “Return of the House Call”. Keynote speaker will be Thomas Cornwell, MD, a nationally recognized expert in home-centered care and current president of the American Academy of Home Care Medicine.
A panel discussion will follow the key note address focusing on the impact of the modern house call on patient health and health care cost. Panelist will include State Representative for Oregon House District 45, Barbara Smith Warner, Patrick Curran, president and CEO of CareOregon and Benneth Husted, D.O. founder and medical director of Housecall Providers. Read more
You can help Housecall Providers earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card! Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works: Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your [Read more… ]
By Keesje Hoekstra, Bereavement Coordinator Elder Law Attorney Amy Davidson presented an Elder Law In-service on the evening of June 25th. Amy is a former Housecall Providers Board Member and most recently worked with the Elder Law firm of Nay & Friedenberg focusing on guardianships/conservatorships, probate, elder law, Medicaid, estate planning. The in-service was open to Housecall [Read more… ]
By Todd Lawrence, Volunteer Coordinator August can be a bit slow as the summer winds down, which makes it a great time to start a new volunteer challenge. If you have interest in volunteering for Housecall Providers, consider joining our upcoming training session. This training will consist of five four-hour sessions, and will cover a [Read more… ]
Senator Ron Wyden joined Housecall Providers at the Waverley Country Club on June 1, 2012 to launch the beginning of Housecall Providers’ Independence at Home three-year demonstration project. Over 100 people gathered for breakfast, which was sponsored by Intel, to hear the Senator speak about this historic legislation made possible through the Affordable Care Act. Senator Wyden then accompanied our founder, Benneth [Read more… ]