“DispatchHealth is committed to value-based partnerships that are designed to improve access to care, deliver a better patient experiences and outcome and reduce the total cost of care,” said Dr. Mark Prather, co-founder and chief executive officer of DispatchHealth. “Since DispatchHealth’s founding in 2013, our unique and proven model of care has saved an average tof $1,100 to $1,700 per acute care visit. In addition, our model has proven that quality and affordable acute medical care can be delivered safely in our patients’ homes. We are pleased to partner with Rush to bring a combined focus on continuous improvement of patient health outcomes at a lower cost.”
DispatchHealth is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central time and 365 days a week, including holidays. For more information, visit DispatchHealth.com.
DispatchHealth is building the world’s largest in-home care system to deliver trusted and compassionate care to all. DispatchHealth offers on-demand acute care and an advanced level of medical care for people of all ages in the comfort of their own homes. DispatchHealth’s emergency medicine and internal medicine-trained medical teams are equipped with all the tools necessary to treat common to complex injuries and illnesses. DispatchHealth works closely with payers, providers, health systems, EMS, employer groups, and others to deliver care in the home to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits, hospital stays, and readmissions. Acute care medical teams are available seven days a week, evenings, and holidays and can be requested via app, online, or a quick phone call. DispatchHealth is partnered with most major insurance companies. For more information, visit DispatchHealth.com.
About Rush University System for Health
Rush University System for Health brings together the brightest minds in medicine, research and academics. Driven by discovery, innovation and a deep responsibility for the health of our communities, RUSH is a national leader in outstanding patient care, education, research, community partnerships and empowering a new generation of health care providers.
Rush comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as an extensive provider network and numerous outpatient care facilities.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The Medical Center is also ranked No. 1 among the nation’s leading academic medical centers by Vizient and named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group.