The Role of Virtual Capabilities in Chronic Disease Hospital at Home Programs

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While the adoption of hospital at home programs had been gradually increasing in recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated the shift to home health and virtual care. With half of families now more likely to choose in-home care for their loved ones than they were prior to the pandemic, with almost half of physicians using virtual health technologies to treat patients, and considering the renewed emphasis on safety and convenience, the home is now seen as an effective site of care, particularly for chronically ill patients.