UR Medicine Home Care (Visiting Nurse Service)
- Funds for programs like Meals On Wheels provided hundreds of thousands of nutritious, volunteer-delivered meals to thousands of homebound recipients throughout Monroe County.
- The hospice and palliative care teams provided the highest quality of care for more than 2,000 patients and their families during the final stages of life. Bereavement counselors partnered with local agencies to welcome children to Camp Heartstrings—a summer camp promoting understanding, accepting, and healing for children adjusting to the loss of a loved one.
- And UR Medicine Home Care monitored thousands of patients' blood pressure, temperature, weight, oxygen and glucose levels right from their homes using Telehealth technology, resulting in an estimated annual health care cost savings of $1.5 million.
Bullet points highlight impact made in 2018