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Name of the program| Hospital in Home

Health system| VA Boston Healthcare System

When established| May 2019

Enrollment milestones| >100 patients enrolled in first year

Core services| Home diuresis, IV antibiotics, wound care, lab monitoring, medication reconciliation, patient/caregiver education, psychosocial assessment and intervention

Population served| Veterans, majority are geriatric patients

Area served| Greater Boston area

Outcomes or successes| We estimate that we saved over 500 bed days of care, identified more than 400 medication discrepancies, and partnered with other VA programs such as Home Based Primary Care and the Coordinated-Transitional Care program.

Unique feature| We focus on medically complex patients with high risk for readmission.

Leadership| James Parris, MD, PhD

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