Dr. Kevin Courville, one of only 1,009 U.S. cardiologists certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a Heart Failure Society of America Fellow, believes that outcomes happen when a heart failure patient can see the future and understand what steps to take to improve their health.
I understand the process. We stand on the doorstep to a home. We ring the bell or knock. The door swings open to let us in. And that’s where it all starts – where the connection between the patient and Amedisys begins.
A report from a recent roundtable offers some worthy solutions to problems that persist in home healthcare. The focus was on why some patients refuse home healthcare services, the prevalence of such denials, and the consequences, both clinically and economically. Fittingly, the research is titled “I Can Take Care Of Myself!”