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Left: A mockup of the setup Medically Home puts in patients’ homes, with a dedicated phone, an iPad, and devices used to monitor their vitals. Right: One of the company’s nurses, Lou Butner. (Photos by Buck Squibb)

Make the Hospital Come to You

A startup tries to scale up health care that’s cheaper, safer, and much more comfortable.

Emma Yasinski
Jun 21, 2018 · 6 min read

It says a lot about the economics of operating a hospital that this model can make sense even with the costs of transporting people and equipment in and out of patients’ homes.

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A nurse trainer, Scott Waite, and a nurse practioner, Janet Groth, in Mission Control.
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Providing better service for less money sounds like an obvious premise in most industries, but it is radical in health care.

NEO.LIFE

Making sense of the neobiological revolution.

Emma Yasinski

Written by

Science journalist, swim teacher, amateur chef, mediocre triathlete, tragic dancer. Jack of all trades except giving directions. emmayasinski.com

NEO.LIFE

NEO.LIFE

Making sense of the neobiological revolution.

Emma Yasinski

Written by

Science journalist, swim teacher, amateur chef, mediocre triathlete, tragic dancer. Jack of all trades except giving directions. emmayasinski.com

NEO.LIFE

NEO.LIFE

Making sense of the neobiological revolution.

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