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Table 1 Practice characteristics

From: Operation and challenges of home-based medical practices in the US: findings from six aggregated case studies

Practice Region of United States Organizational structure Team composition Practice sizea Patient average age Provide urgent care
1 Northeast House calls program integrated within an academic hospital system Medical doctors, geriatrician fellow, transition nurse, coordinator Small 77 No, but provide phone consultation and triage
2 Southwest In home telehealth patient monitoring program as part of a non-profit healthcare system Medical doctors, health coaches, nurses Small 70 No
3 Northeast House calls program integrated within an academic hospital system Medical doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, social worker Small 85 Yes
4 Northeast House calls program integrated within an academic hospital system Medical doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical coordinators, social workers, coder/biller Large 82 Yes
5 West Independent non-profit HBPC practice Medical doctors, nurse practitioners, transition nurse, coder/biller, social worker, practice coordinator Large 79 Yes
6 Pacific Northwest, Midwest, Southwest, Southeast For-profit central service model with call center and independent regional offices Medical doctors, nurses, practice coordinator, social worker, medical assistant, coder/biller Large 74 Yes
  1. aPractice size categorized as Small = ≤ 600 patients or Large = > 600 patients