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New York Times article features Tom Cornwell, MD and HCCI

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Tom Cornwell, MD with patient. (photo by Whitten Sabbatini for NY Times)

A September 23, 2016 article “The Doctor is In. In Your House, That Is.” features an interview with Tom Cornwell, MD and cites “growing evidence that comprehensive home medical care could be a viable alternative to the attendant woes and soaring expenses of institutional health services” for seniors, particularly those in late retirement. The article goes on to describe the increasing momentum behind the home-based medical care movement and the role Dr. Cornwell and HCCI are playing to proliferate the movement nationwide.

Read the article.

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The Institute of Medicine of Chicago Leadership Breakfast

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HCCI CEO Tom Cornwell, MD presents at IoMC

At its September 9, 2016 Leadership Breakfast, The Institute of Medicine of Chicago hosted HCCI CEO Thomas Cornwell, MD along with Javette Orgain, MD and John Hickner, MD of UIC’s Medical House Calls Program, Department of Family Medicine for a presentation entitled “21st Century House Calls: Improving Quality and Access to Care for Medically Complex Patients.” A large early morning gathering listened as the presenters described modern-day house calls and their value to patients, caregivers, clinicians, health systems and society, offered an overview of the Independence at Home Medicare Demonstration project and provided a firsthand look at the challenges and rewards of starting a house call program. Use the links below to view the presentation slides.

21st Century House Calls: Improving Quality and Access to Care for Medically Complex Patients
Thomas Cornwell, MD


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Chicago Network & Learning Collaborative September Meeting

Home based medical care modelHCCI hosts the September meeting of the Chicago Network & Learning Collaborative on Thursday, September 29, 10:00am-2:00pm at Rush University Medical Center. Join your colleagues for learning and lunch as we explore the critical linkages between home-based medical care and home and community-based services and discuss the development of Home Centered Care Networks.
An expert panel will present research findings and discuss the important role home and community-based care plays in our current and future healthcare system. Presenters include:
  • Ruchika Rastogi – Strategy Director, West Health Institute
  • Walter Rosenberg, MSW, LCSW – Associate Director and Administrator, Rush University Medical Center | Health & Aging
  • Michael Gelder – Consultant; Former Policy Advisor to Governor Pat Quinn
  • Norman Ryan, MD – Healthcare Consultant; Former SVP Health Intelligence, Alere Health

View the agenda and register for the meeting.