AMA STEPS Forward®

Pearl of the Week: Care teams on the go

Essential elements of a mobile health care workforce.

STEPS Forward Pearl of the Week

Research shows health at home programs offer increased care capacity, reduced costs and increased patient satisfaction. Organizations building successful health at home programs must develop a mobile workforce—a team who feels confident and comfortable with the in-home experience.

Some best practices to use include providing the team with safety training, expanding screening protocols for employees and equipping the care team with an emergency alert device.

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