Deloitte Access Economics released a report that shows that hospital house calls in Australia cut spending by a third. “Faced with rising healthcare costs and response to consumer preferences, most states and territories in Australia already provide acute, sub-acute, and post-acute care in the home, made possible by portable technology, according to the report.”
Dr. Edward Kulich a pediatrician featured in a Wall Street Journal profile, says that making house calls lets him spend more time with his patients and left his private practice to be a traveling doctor.
What do you think about this creative way to turnaround healthcare?
Do you think more hospitals and doctors should start making house calls?
Would you want to be a traveling Doctor?