GRADUATE THESIS:

CONTINUOUS CARE FROM HOME


PROBLEM

The majority of what affects our health happens outside of the hospital, but the care that we receive oftentimes ends the minute we leave it.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Why should healthcare move into the home?

  Introduction

  Healthcare Ends When the Patient   Leaves the Hospital

  Healthcare at Home Allows for   Incremental Care

  The Decentralization of Healthcare

  How Technology Enables Healthcare at Home


Chapter 2: How can healthcare move into the home?

  Introduction

  Technology Should Not Replace the Doctor

  Barriers to Adoption of Health Monitoring Devices

  Having Too Much Health Data Doesn’t Help

  Value-Based Care

  The Patient-Centered Medical “Home”

  Conclusion

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