Name of the program| Hospital-at-Home
Health system| University Hospitals Health System
When established| 2021
Enrollment milestones| ~100 patients in the first year
Core services| Acute Care at Home
Population served| Adults 18 years and older that meet clinical, social and operational guidelines
Area served| Our 13 hospital region in Ohio, both in and surrounding the Cleveland area.
Outcomes or successes| Started the program in late April of 2021 and are tracking costs, LOS, readmissions, recidivism to the ED, patient experience, hospital acquired infections, etc. to publish and share outcomes. Early success is patient feedback is extremely positive and 1.5 day reduction in LOS when compared to the traditional inpatient LOS for same diagnosis.
Unique feature| Integrating holistic care with our UH Conner Integrative Medicine program to include acupressure, music therapy and aromatherapy options.
Leadership| Melissa Cole, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC
Contact information| Melissa.Cole@uhhospitals.org