Reversing the Cost Curve

The Interventional TeleHealth Model

Caring for patients at their homes rather than in an institutional setting is an important avenue for reducing health care costs. Therefore it seems logical that homecare agencies should be growing in value. It is one of the few health care services capable of addressing one of the health care industry’s greatest needs. (Exhibit A "The Delicate Dance") But in spite of the industry’s potential value to society, it is being downgraded as an investment opportunity to a degree not seen since this century began. Why does this schizophrenic view of the industry exist? There is plenty of blame to go around including failures on the part of the Home Healthcare Industry itself, but let’s start with government policy. We’ll save the industry for last and then we will outline our solution.

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30-Day Hospitalization Rate 6.7%.
64% lower than the national average.