Healthcare News & Insights

Home visits improve outcomes after heart surgery

With all the focus on technology’s role in patient care, it’s important not to forget how successful traditional strategies can be. Example: New research shows readmission rates for one common type of surgery can be reduced by going back to a tried-and-true approach to health care: the home visit. 

Going old school: House calls cut costs and hospital readmissions

Quick quiz: Which is more costly — sending nurses to make house calls or readmissions?

Can house calls actually cost less in the long run?

House calls went the way of the dodo bird for a reason: It’s an inefficient way to see patients. But new research indicates it may save money in the long run.