When Dr. Steve Landers and his wife Allison moved from Cleveland to New Jersey, Hanson Services lost a great advocate for quality home care. Dr. Landers helped us fine-tune our in-home care and assessments, providing tips and tools to see beyond the obvious. (He once shared a story about a patient and spoiled food that made me want to check the expiration labels in every refrigerator I see.)
Dr. Landers recently contributed to the Cleveland Clinic Medical Journal’s latest publication. The link is below, along with Dr. Landers’ introduction. It’s good to know he is still connected to Cleveland, and always passionate about quality care at home.
Home-based care will undoubtedly play an increasingly important role in the health care system as the United States seeks ways to provide cost-effective and compassionate care to a growing population of older adults with chronic illness. “Home health care,” a term that refers more specifically to visiting nurses, therapists, and related services, is currently the prominent home care model in this country…
The articles in this online, CME-certified Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine supplement address contemporary topics in home health and other home-based care concepts. The authors have diverse backgrounds and discuss issues related to technology, palliative care, care transitions, heart failure, knee replacement, primary care, and health reform. Several articles share concepts and outcomes from innovative approaches being developed throughout the country to help patients succeed at home, especially when returning home from a hospitalization.
To read more of this article and other articles, visit the Cleveland Clinic’s online CME site.