Recently hospital leaders in case management and post-acute care from throughout the Greater Los Angeles area gathered for the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative’s Los Angeles ACO, Bundled Payment, and Readmissions Summit and served on a panel that was moderated by PopHealth Podcast host Gavin Ward. The panelists took a moment to share their thoughts with PopHealth Podcast. Organizations represented included UCLA Health, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Providence Health and Service, Kaiser Permanente, White Memorial Medical Center, and Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center
Leading national in-home care attorney Bob King, featured in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and many other media, discusses various laws and changes in California that are impacting healthcare services in the home. The discussion focuses on homecare licensure in California that is taking place for the first time in 2016. Bob also shares about some of the risks of hiring directly or through a registry compared with a professional caregiving organization that employs the care staff.