Four reasons home-based primary care is opening doors and opportunities for patients and providers today
“Home-based primary care can significantly reduce medical emergencies, fragmented care, missed appointments and poor control of chronic conditions. These are factors that most frequently lead to emergency department visits, readmissions, hospitalizations or the need to move to nursing homes.”
– Thomas Cornwall, MD
Senior Medical Director
Village Medical at Home
Primary care is being rapidly redefined today right before our eyes. As healthcare evolves, patient needs expand and providers must look for new and better ways to achieve a patient-centered model of practice. Providing the best in healthcare to patients who are aging, homebound or facing multiple complex conditions has often required “out of the box” thinking. Now, it involves thinking “outside of the clinic walls” to extend the continuum of primary care beyond the office and offer flexible new solutions like telehealth and at-home care.
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