A few weeks ago the Huffington Post highlighted some new and emerging models of home care being utilized by the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Some of these models involve treating chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure (CHF), including front-loading visits in the first week and an evidence-based screening tool.

Additionally, the VNSNY is looking at the demographics of home health users in order to discern ways of providing higher quality, more patient-centered care. One new study looks at language barriers between patients and nurses, while another focuses on access to care for LGBT patients.

To read the full article, click over to the Huffington Post here!

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