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Presbyterian Hospital at Home – 10 year Anniversary-2018

Name of the program| Presbyterian Hospital at Home

Health system| Presbyterian Medical Group

When established| 10/6/2008

Core services| Hospital level care in the home for CAP, CHF, COPD, cellulitis, complicated UTI, DVT/PE, Nausea-vomiting-dehydration

Population served| Presbyterian Medical Group members 18 years old and above.

Area served| Within 25 mile radius of a Presbyterian hospital (communities include: Bernalillo, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, and Placitas NM)

Outcomes or successes| Since inception we have served a total of >1400 patients (thru 12/2019). Patient satisfaction scores are at 99%, and no infections or wounds have been acquired while on hospital at home. There have been no unexpected deaths. 30-day re-admission rate is 5.6%; 90-day readmission rate is 6.4%.

Unique feature| We serve a fairly widespread group of communities surrounding Albuquerque. Our providers cover a lot of miles. We are an integrated health system including Presbyterian delivery system (8 hospitals in 7 communities), Presbyterian Medical Group (915 providers in multiple specialties), and Presbyterian Health Plan (approximately ½ million covered lives).

Leadership|

  • Nancy Guinn, MD Medical Director Healthcare at Home
  • Elizabeth De Pirro, MD Lead Provider Presbyterian Complete Care and Hospital at Home
  • Catrece Studdard Director of Practice Operations
  • Darren Maestas, Manager Presbyterian Complete Care and Hospital at Home
  • Heather Rivera, Manager Presbyterian Complete Care and Hospital at Home

Web site| http://presnet.phs.org/dpts/pds/hpgah/Pages/Hospital-at-Home.aspx

Media Coverage| Kaiser Health News, USA Today, Commonwealth Fund, Washington Times, Wall Street Journal

Contact information| 505-724-7300

  • Elizabeth De Pirro, MD Lead Provider Presbyterian Complete Care and Hospital at Home, edepirro@phs.org
  • Darren Maestas, Manager Presbyterian Complete Care and Hospital at Home, Dmaestas5@phs.org
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