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
Contact information| firstname.lastname@example.org