Hospital in the home

Alternate Term Label:

Health Care Homes: early evidence in Wellington

Described as a “whole of practice transformation”, the Health Care Home model involves health professionals working together in new ways, and using tools such as an online patient portal and GP telephone triage, to tailor services to patients’ needs.
Briefing paper

Is Hospital in the Home as safe and effective as inpatient care?

When Activity-Based Funding (ABF) for public hospitals begins on 1 July this year, it should make it easier for hospitals to establish Hospital in the Home (HITH) services. The pricing framework underpinning the ABF system stipulates that public hospital services should be priced in a...