Home Hospital: What it is & Where it is going

May 27, 2021 10:00 am

Program Description

Home Hospital is a model for delivering high-quality, hospital-level acute care in the comfort of a patient’s home. According to Johns Hopkins, home hospital programs demonstrate substantial cost savings, high patient and family satisfaction, and positive clinical outcomes. Join us in an informative, interactive virtual education session by home hospital expert, Dr. David Levine, as he describes the home hospital model of care delivery and outlines lessons learned from early adopters; key considerations in program development; program payment and quality measurement; and where Home Hospital is headed in the future. 

Target Audience

CEO, COO, Nurse Executives, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Innovation Officers, Hospitalist Medical Directors, Emergency Department Directors, Pharmacy Directors, Home Health Directors, Informatics Directors, and others interested in this topic.

Objectives

  • Describe the home hospital model of delivering acute inpatient care.
  • Understand the current state of home hospital programs in Tennessee and the U.S.
  • List key considerations for developing and implementing a home hospital program.
  • Describe lessons learned from early adopters and researchers.
  • Understand current and anticipated future payment models for home hospital programs.
  • Define methods for measuring the quality of a home hospital program.

Continuing Education Information

ACHE Qualified Education credit must be related to healthcare management (i.e., it cannot be clinical, inspirational, or specific to the sponsoring organization). It can be earned through educational programs conducted or sponsored by any organization qualified to provide education programming in healthcare management. Programs may be sponsored by ACHE, chapters, or other qualified sources, whether the programming is face-to-face or distance offerings (webinars, online seminars, self-study courses, etc.).

2 hours of ACHE Qualified continuing education credit will be offered for each session. 

Participants are responsible for maintaining a record of their ACHE Qualified education and self-report.

Certificate of Attendance may be self-reporting continuing education attended/completed to certifying or professional organizations. Some national, state and local licensing boards and professional organization will grant continuing education credits for attendance at this conference when you submit the course outline (save brochure or agenda) and a certificate of attendance. 

Speaker Information

David Levine, MD, MPH, MA

Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

David M Levine, MD, MPH, MA, is a practicing general internist and clinician-investigator at Brigham Health and Harvard Medical School. He is active in clinical and translational research through a focus on optimizing quality time at home by shifting care home, decentralizing care, digital health technology, and measuring the quality and experience of health care. He sees his role as helping patients achieve the right care at the right time in the right place by designing, implementing, and evaluating innovative interaction spaces between a care team, technology, and a patient. He directs Brigham’s home hospital efforts and is coleader of the national Hospital at Home Users Group collaborative. David received his undergraduate degree from Pomona College in biology and politics. He earned his Masters in Teaching in special and secondary science education and served as a high school chemistry teacher and science department chair in Chicago Public Schools. He received his medical degree from Washington University in St Louis and completed his residency at New York University and Bellevue Hospital in internal medicine–primary care. He completed a general internal medicine fellowship at Brigham and Harvard Medical School and received his Masters in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.