With the launch of an “official” palliative care program this October, Housecall Providers is once again breaking new ground in healthcare. No blueprint exists for rolling out such a program. “Palliative care has been mostly used in the hospital setting, so we are adapting this emerging field to fit with our mostly geriatric, frail patient [Read more… ]
How to start a house call practice
The re-emerging role of the house call in the American healthcare system was the focus of Housecall Providers’ second annual breakfast forum held at the Multnomah Athletic Club on October 20, 2015. The event, which drew nearly 150 attendees, was sponsored by Providence Health and Services. A four-member panel of experts agreed that the best [Read more… ]
Dr. Tom Cornwell Click on the picture to watch a short video recap of Return of the House Call, our June 4th breakfast forum. If you would like to watch Dr. Cornwell’s complete presentation or the remarks of our other panelists: Dr. Benneth Husted; Patrick Curran; or Barbara Smith Warner, please visit Housecall Providers’ Youtube [Read more… ]
By Cliff Collins – Back in 1930, half of all medical care was done in the home. Today, house calls are relatively rare, but that may be changing with demographic forces. “You’ll see more and more providers heading this way,” predicted the president of the American Academy of Home Care Medicine and keynote speaker at [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