Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
In just two years, the OSU Health at Home program Dr. Schamess helped launch has reduced hospitalizations and ER visits among his patients by nearly 50%.
Dr. Schamess helped launch OSU Healthy at Home, a program that brings primary health care to patients who are disabled or too ill to come for office visits. Knowing that home care improves quality of life and reduces expenses for patients, he leads a team dedicated to some of the most vulnerable members of the community. In just two years, this program has reduced hospitalizations and ER visits among his patients by nearly 50%.
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