Since 1984, the Academy has fostered the growth of the field of home care medicine and served its medical providers. To learn more about the need, the current status of home care medicine, and how to find a provider click here. Click here to learn more about AAHCM.
The accomplishments of the AAHCM in public policy, education, and fostering the development of the field of home care medicine have been significant. Click here to learn more. For a brief history please see the video below.
Making House Calls? Looking to Start?
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The professional association that represents Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and others in the field of Home Care Medicine
Membership in the AAHCM includes:
A professional home that advocates for your values and beliefs;
Help on audits, practice management and reimbursement issues;
Education you need on new models of care, such as IAH, or how to improve your own practice program through the Field Guide, other publications and our Annual Meeting;
The opportunity to network with your colleagues in the field through the list-serv and at the Annual Meeting; and through speaking with Academy staff;
"This one phone call with you was worth more than my annual membership!"
Lisa M. Parker, NP
"Thanks again to the AAHCM for channeling our concerns and offering guidance and advocacy."
Andrew Lyons, MD
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ACOs and Home Health Organizations Consider House Calls!
The Academy conducted a webinar on the clinical service and financial benefits that home based primary care practice can provide ACOs. The webinar recording and slides are available here.
The Academy is happy to discuss the additive value of House Calls to Home Health Agencies' future planning. Contact Gary Swartz, JD, MPA at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-676-7966.
Looking for a quick way to introduce Health Professionals to House Calls? Click on the video below for a brief training video devised by former AAHCM President Edward Ratner, MD of the University of Minnesota.
Associate Executive Director Gary Swartz presented a webinar on the IAH Demonstration and its support for caregivers for the National Alliance for Caregivers (NAC). The July 8 webinar was part of the NAC summer series on health care reform topics. The webinar "Independence at Home: A Demonstration of the Value of Home Care Medicine and Affirmation of the Importance of Caregivers" has been posted to the Academy website and can be found here. Want better healthcare? Have doctors make house calls. - Los Angeles Times OpEd