Optimizing Home Health Care: Enhanced Value and Improved Outcomes


Supplement Editor:
William Zafirau, MD

Supplement Co-Editors:
Steven H. Landers, MD, MPH, and Cindy Vunovich, RN, BSN, MSM


Introduction—Medicine’s future: Helping patients stay healthy at home
Steven H. Landers, MD, MPH

Care transitions and advanced home care models

Improving patient outcomes with better care transitions: The role for home health
Michael O. Fleming, MD, and Tara Trahan Haney

Improving outcomes and lowering costs by applying advanced models of in-home care
Peter A. Boling, MD; Rashmi V. Chandekar, MD; Beth Hungate, MS, ANP-BC; Martha Purvis, MSN; Rachel Selby-Penczak, MD; and Linda J. Abbey, MD

Home care for knee replacement and heart failure

In-home care following total knee replacement
Mark I. Froimson, MD, MBA

Home-based care for heart failure: Cleveland Clinic's "Heart Care at Home" transitional care program
Eiran Z. Gorodeski, MD, MPH; Sandra Chlad, NP; and Seth Vilensky, MBA

Technology innovations and palliative care

The case for "connected health" at home
Steven H. Landers, MD, MPH

Innovative models of home-based palliative care
Margherita C. Labson, RN, MSHSA, CPHQ, CCM; Michele M. Sacco, MS; David E. Weissman, MD; Betsy Gornet, FACHE; and Brad Stuart, MD

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine interview

Accountable care and patient-centered medical homes: Implications for office-based practice
An interview with David L. Longworth, MD

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