Texas Well being Care at Dwelling begins on Sept. 14
ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Well being Assets is introducing Texas Well being Care at Dwelling, an progressive new mannequin that brings acute-level care instantly right into a affected person’s dwelling. By increasing its digital care choices, Texas Well being is assembly sufferers’ calls for, responding to altering shopper preferences and providing more and more customized care.
“Texas Well being is embracing innovation and assembly shoppers the place and once they want us,” stated Barclay Berdan, FACHE, CEO of Texas Well being Assets. “Texas Well being Care at House is the newest instance of how we’re working to enhance the care and well-being of all of our sufferers, on their phrases. As developments in expertise rework the healthcare trade, we’re evolving to take care of North Texans right now and sooner or later.”
Texas Well being Care at House is being launched because the well being system leverages expertise that delivers care to sufferers in a brand new but acquainted venue – their very own dwelling. Receiving healthcare providers within the house is a rising choice for sufferers throughout the spectrum of care. Texas Well being Care at Dwelling, targeted on a selected subset of acutely ailing sufferers, permits members to be within the consolation of a well-known setting, surrounded by family members, whereas receiving fixed monitoring from a medical command middle supplemented by in-person healthcare providers.
The house setting addresses the social and emotional parts of therapeutic and helps cut back readmissions into emergency departments. Nationwide, sufferers who’ve acquired remedy in comparable dwelling supply codecs tout some great benefits of consolation, comfort and companionship as advantages that assist promote therapeutic.
Steady affected person monitoring working in unison with hands-on care is the hallmark of Texas Well being Care at Dwelling. On this new format, the affected person’s dwelling turns into a part of a digital hub that gives care 24/7 from a medical command middle. Texas Well being Care at Dwelling will equip houses with the mandatory expertise wanted to attach sufferers with healthcare professionals whereas additionally supplying wanted in-person providers.
This new choice is being launched as Texas Well being integrates superior expertise amid altering shopper calls for and in response to COVID-19’s influence on the healthcare trade. It builds on Texas Well being’s technical infrastructure, permitting the system to place itself for future medical trade traits.
“We’re partnering with shoppers to supply a lifetime of well being and well-being, and meaning pondering past conventional healthcare fashions,” stated Kathi Cox, Ambulatory and Digital Channel chief working officer for Texas Well being. “We’re adapting to new fashions of care to assist sufferers wherever they’re.”
The Texas Well being Care at Dwelling command middle, key to the mannequin, is staffed by physicians, superior observe suppliers, nurses and repair coordinators. These healthcare professionals will go to with and assess the wants of sufferers nearly quite a few instances a day. Healthcare professionals will ship hands-on remedies throughout in-person visits.
Texas Well being Care at Dwelling is accessible for sufferers identified with ailments similar to coronary heart failure, COPD, bronchial asthma, pneumonia, cellulitis/comfortable tissue infections, difficult urinary tract infections, gastroenteritis/dehydration and COVID-19. In-home visits are based mostly on affected person wants that deal with sure focus areas – for instance, administration of IV antibiotics or wound care.
This system, which is able to broaden to extra hospitals and eligible sufferers over time, launches with emergency division sufferers at Texas Well being Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Price and Texas Well being Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Price.
This kind of healthcare supply format, which was developed by Johns Hopkins College’s College of Drugs and Bloomberg College of Public Well being, is gaining recognition throughout the nation. John Hopkins states that it has been discovered to cut back hospital readmissions whereas serving to decrease healthcare prices.
About Texas Well being Assets:
Texas Well being Assets is a faith-based, nonprofit well being system that cares for extra sufferers in North Texas than every other supplier. With a service space that consists of 16 counties and greater than 7 million individuals, the system is dedicated to offering high quality, coordinated care by means of its Texas Well being Physicians Group and 29 hospital places below the banners of Texas Well being Presbyterian, Texas Well being Arlington Memorial, Texas Well being Harris Methodist and Texas Well being Huguley. Texas Well being entry factors and providers, starting from acute-care hospitals and trauma facilities to outpatient amenities and residential well being and preventive providers, present the complete continuum of take care of all levels of life. The system has greater than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with lively employees privileges and greater than 26,000 workers. For extra details about Texas Well being, name 1-877-THR-WELL, or go to www.TexasHealth.org.
SOURCE Texas Well being Assets