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Name of the program| James J. Peters VA Hospital in Home (HIH) Program

Health system| James J. Peters VAMC, Bronx, NY

When established| December 2018

Core services| Inpatient assessment and screening, acute hospital level care services at home, post-discharge care transition support

Population served| Veterans admitted to the James J. Peters VAMC in the Bronx, NY

Area served| Manhattan and the Bronx, NY

Outcomes or successes| 28 patients referred, 8 patients successfully completed HIH (as of June 2020), positive feedback received from both patients and families.

Unique feature| Collaboration with Mount Sinai Hospital – The Bronx VA team screens all patients and the Mount Sinai team provides the direct acute level care at home. Post-discharge, all patients receive care transition support services from a Bronx VA HIH Geriatrician and social worker until they are re-established with their primary care team through a follow up visit.

Leadership| William W. Hung, MD, MPA


Contact information| Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, 718-584-9000 x 3800

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