HCI Care Services

Award / $45,738

Priority / Health Innovation

Location / Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Van Buren and Washington Counties in Iowa

Grant Summary

Use of telehealth technologies to overcome the geographic distances in the delivery of hospice care has been termed telehospice. Home telehospice, the newest frontier of telemedicine, delivers some of the usual hospice services now provided in patients’ homes by hospice team members. Equipment would be utilized to provide psycho-social support, spiritual support and companionship and health services to otherwise isolated patients. Eight county focus in southeast Iowa.