Home Visits in 2017: Opening Door
to Enhanced Patient Adherence,
Reduced Hospital Utilization

Home Visits in 2017: Opening Door to Enhanced Patient Adherence, Reduced Hospital Utilization Visiting targeted patients at home can illuminate health-related, socioeconomic or safety determinants that might go undetected during an office visit. Proving that there’s no place like home for care management, home visits reduce unplanned hospitalizations or emergency department visits by these individuals. In fact, hospital readmission rates are the top metric for evaluating the success of home visit initiatives, report eighty-three percent of respondents to the 2016 Home Visits survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Almost three quarters—72 percent—of respondents to the December 2016 Home Visits survey conduct home visits, with ongoing care management the principal goal of these visits for 46 percent of respondents.

Instantly download this free Ebook for more data on:

  • Priority populations and clinical conditions for home visits;
  • Who conducts the home visit; and
  • The primary tasks conducted during a home visit.

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This white paper is an excerpt from 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Home Visits, which examines the latest trends in home visits for medical purposes, from populations visited to top health tasks performed in the home to results and ROI from home interventions.

This 40-page report analyzes the responses of more than 100 healthcare organizations to HIN's second comprehensive industry survey on home visits conducted in December 2016. This resource is designed to meet business and planning needs of health plans, employers, managed care organizations, physician organizations, health systems and others by providing critical benchmarks in home-based health visits.

This soon-to-be released research report is supported with dozens of graphs and tables and describes the most effective home visit strategies in use today, including challenges of home visits and the most successful home visit protocols, workflows and tools — all in respondents' own words. For more information or to order your copy today, please visit:

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