Decentralized At-Home Care: Following the Trends that Can Improve Healthcare in the U.S.


Decentralized At-Home Care in the U.S. is pivotal towards achieving equitable healthcare outcomes. Through the ability to leverage advancements like 5G to enhance service delivery and accessibility, this model, emphasizing at-home care, is emerging as a cornerstone for a more efficient and patient-centric approach, addressing the disparities inherent in traditional healthcare settings. As part of this decentralization, at-home care is not an alternative but a necessary evolution, offering tailored care within the comfort of patients’ homes, thereby redefining the healthcare landscape. It promises to make healthcare more accessible and equitable, particularly for underserved populations, by directly bringing diagnostics and treatment services to the patient.

With the pivot towards a decentralized at-home care model comes the potential to transform healthcare into a more inclusive, effective, and patient-focused system. How can these trends reshape the future of healthcare in the U.S., and what are the implications for patients, providers, and the healthcare system at large?”

Experts Talk on MarketScale, hosted by David Kemp, brings together industry leaders to dissect the impact of decentralized at-home care on U.S. healthcare and explore strategies to support this trend. This episode features insights from Geoffrey Roche, the Director of Workforce Development at Siemens Healthineers, Josh Sol, the Managing Director of Healthcare Business Transformation at FTI Consulting,  Dr. Jim Chen MD, MPH, the Chief Business Development Officer at IHDLab, and Larry Carlson, the  Former President & CEO of United Methodist Communities, who bring diverse perspectives from their respective fields.

Main Points of Conversation:

  • The strategic and philosophical role of at-home, decentralized healthcare in the post-pandemic era
  • The impact of technology and regulatory changes on the adoption and success of at-home care
  • Challenges and opportunities in scaling at-home healthcare services to meet growing demand

Geoffrey Roche is an influential voice in healthcare discussions, particularly workforce development. His work at Siemens Healthineers has positioned him at the forefront of initiatives to equip healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in a rapidly evolving industry landscape.

Josh Sol has carved out a niche in healthcare business transformation, leveraging his extensive experience to guide healthcare organizations through complex changes. His strategic insights have helped shape operational strategies that align with the shifting paradigms of healthcare delivery, emphasizing efficiency and patient-centered care.

Dr. Jim Chen stands out for his innovative contributions to healthcare technology and diagnostics. At IHDLab, he leads efforts to develop cutting-edge diagnostic tools that promise to revolutionize at-home care, making it more accessible and effective for patients across the spectrum of healthcare needs.

Larry Carlson brings a wealth of experience from his tenure as President & CEO of United Methodist Communities, where he focused on improving the quality of elder care. His dedication to enhancing dementia care and his visionary approach to senior living solutions have significantly impacted the field, contributing to the broader discourse on at-home healthcare.

Article by James Kent

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