Doctors Make House Calls Again: DASH Becomes Medicare-Eligible for Seniors

On October 18, 2014, Richie DeMaria of  The Santa Barbara Independent reported that Drs. Bordofsky, Baker, Trautwein, and Rikalo developed a program entitled “Doctors Assissting Seniors at Home (DASH) [. . .], an on-call team of rapid-response nurses and palliative care professionals who [. . .] attend to immediate medical needs without the cost, discomfort, or embarrassment of an ambulance or a trip to the emergency room.” Their program received a $4.2 million award from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services. To learn more, click here.

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