Name of the program| VA Hospital in Home
Health system| VA PIHCS (Pacific Islands Health Care Systems)
When established| 2010
Core services| Acute Care in the Home
Population served| Veterans ages 18-100 years with an acute medical diagnosis.
Program supports patients with congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cellulitis and community-acquired pneumonia.
Area served| Island of Oahu, Hawaii
Outcomes or successes| Please see: Cai S, Laurel PA, Makineni R, Marks ML. Evaluation of a hospital-in-home program implemented among veterans. Am J Manag Care. 2017;23(8):482-487.
Unique feature| Due to a lack of a VA Hospital in Hawaii, our program mainly works with Tripler Army Medical Center, which services our veterans at discharge.
Leadership| Patricia A. Laurel, MD, Medical Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact information| Hospital in Home 808-538-2500