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Changing the Nexus of Care – Patrick Kneeland, MD

September 15, 2020
Episode 40
Duration: 35:15

Dr. Patrick Kneeland is vice president for medical affairs at DispatchHealth, a company providing home care support for urgent care, acute-post hospitalization support, and hospital-at-home services. Prior to joining DispatchHealth, Dr. Kneeland worked as a hospitalist at University of Colorado Health, where he was the medical director for patient experience, and a founding faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Efficiency.

In this episode, Dr. Kneeland and I look at the impact of COVID-19 on home care services. There’s been enormous focus on telehealth as a response to the pandemic, but providing acute care in the home has also been a critical lifeline for patients with both urgent and chronic care needs. In addition to the care model, we delve into the professional implications for well-being and satisfaction that comes with connecting with patients on their home turf.

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