Name of the program| Hospital In Home
Health system| South Texas Veterans Health Care System
When established| 2016
Core services| Acute care at home and early hospital discharges
Population served| All are veterans, and the majority are geriatric patients.
Area served| San Antonio area – 30-mile distance from the VA medical center
Outcomes or successes| Over 200 patients admitted in Fiscal Year 2019
Unique feature| One of the first VA’s to start a Hospital In Home program – now there are 12 functioning programs throughout United States with other sites in the planning process.
Leadership| Monica Lee MD, Medical Director Hospital In Home, Home Based Primary Care, Complex Transitional Care Program
Contact information| 210-949-3505