A February Wall Street Journal article exploring how hospitals are beginning to send health care practitioners into the home to reduce readmissions and deliver better care, better health at a lower cost. Click here to read the article.
Anyone who has spent any time with Housecall Providers board member Keren Brown Wilson and her husband Michael DeShane can attest to their passion for improving the lives of the elderly. Portland State Magazine’s Carrie Sturrock recently sat down with the two of them and published an excellent profile of the couple and their work. Click here [Read more… ]
Executive Director Terri Hobbs and Mary Ballantyne, corporate compliance officer, made a presentation April 25 to the Oregon Medical Case Management Group at Salem Hospital. The theme of the luncheon event was Medical Home Model. They spoke about Housecall Providers’ history, its mission to serve homebound individuals, related stories from primary care and hospice, [Read more… ]
Housecall Providers has a statistic from our participation in the Independence at Home (IAH) National Demonstration Project that we are excited to share. Preliminary numbers (10 months) are showing that Housecall Providers’ 200 IAH patients have nearly half (45%) of the 30-day hospital readmission rates of our non-IAH patients. We are thrilled that the [Read more… ]
Vail Horton, who recently joined the board of Housecall Providers, has been named as one of the Young Global Leaders of 2013 by the World Economic Forum. Horton is founder and president of Portland-based Keen Healthcare, a company that makes health care products and is a business partner with Housecall Providers. The Young Global [Read more… ]
Housecall Providers has been on a strong upward trend for several years now, and the results from our most recent fiscal year showed that fiscal year 2012 was a banner year both financially and in the quality of our services. Here is a short summary of the year we’ve just completed: Housecall Providers recorded another [Read more… ]
Housecall Providers will be moving February 1st to the Riverside Centre office building on Macadam Avenue near Johns Landing. The move has been in the works for quite some time as office space steadily decreased with each new hire. Last year alone, we hired 20 staff members, bringing our total now to 80 employees. [Read more… ]