Encompass Health and global in-home care and assistance company Right at Home announce a preferred provider relationship to better meet the needs of home health patients and their families.

The relationship, which has been in effect since the fourth quarter of 2020, allows for collaboration opportunities for value-based delivery models that are focused on quality outcomes. 

The Encompass Health and Right at Home preferred relationship is structured around a strong mutual commitment to ongoing in-home care innovation. Among other benefits, this relationship provides an additional layer of data for home health care providers that could help improve the transition and support patients with complex healthcare needs, a media release from Encompass Health Corp explains.

“In order to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our patients, we must have fully integrated preferred provider relationships with innovative and tech-enabled companies like Right at Home.”

— Bud Langham, chief strategy and innovation officer for Encompass Health’s home health segment

“Our relationship with Encompass Health allows us a unique opportunity to break down the walls and change the way post-acute providers have historically worked together. We are excited to see our efforts with Encompass Health come to fruition in this highly collaborative, patient-centered endeavor.”

— Kerin Zuger, chief of strategic growth at Right at Home LLC

[Source(s): Encompass Health Corp, PR Newswire]