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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,

Contact information| Hospital in Home 808-538-2500

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