|October 9, 2013||Vol. III Issue 41|
Top 5 Challenges of Home Visits
This Week's Challenge: Forget yesterday's house calls: doctor and dusty medical bag tending a swooning patient. Today's home visits provide a unique perspective on the patient experience while helping individuals meet everyday needs, avoid rehospitalization or an ER visit, and connect with community resources. We wanted to see what the top five challenges are for conducting home visits.
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What We Learned: HIN's inaugural industry survey on home visits conducted in August 2013 captured data on how individuals are identified to receive home visits, the components of a home visit, who conducts the home visit, and much more. According to the 155 healthcare companies who responded, the top five challenges for conducting home visits are:
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Excerpted from 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Home Visits, which examines the latest trends in home visits for medical purposes, from the populations visited to top health tasks performed in the home to results and ROI from home interventions.
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