ACUTE CARE

Home & Community-Based Acute Care

Emergency Departments (EDs) are the source of almost half of all hospital admissions. We need more senior-centered, home-based alternatives that can better address the unique needs of seniors.

The Opportunity

Hospital-based care may not always be best matched to the unique needs of senior patients. We’re researching how new, more effective ways of delivering care could safely replace, when appropriate, hospital-based care with home-based alternatives that are more patient-centered, and lower in cost.

Our Goals

We’re working with a diverse group of healthcare leaders on ways to improve care delivery for seniors, enabling them to safely go home after an emergency room visit, rather than be admitted to the hospital.


Institute for Healthcare Improvement

We’re collaborating with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and leveraging successful care models in the home and community to meet the unplanned acute care needs of seniors.

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Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to our local and global communities.

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UC San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health is committed to creating a healthier world – one life at a time – through new science, new medicine and new cures.

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