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.
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.
- 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