Health Coach

What is Health Coach | Transitional Care?

Transitional Care is a specialized program to assist patients transition from Hospital to Home. A specially trained nurse, Health Coach, from Peoples Home Health will begin working with the patient and family prior to hospital discharge. Following hospital discharge, the Health Coach will be in direct contact with physician(s) and will be available to accompany patients during their first follow-up visit with their physician. Improved communication and coordination of care between the Hospital, primary care physician and other healthcare providers.

Transitional Care FAQ’S

What does this service provide?

Who provides the care?

Transitional care is provided by a team of nurses, social workers, and rehabilitation staff who coordinate the patient’s care and services with other providers as an extra resource of support.

How do I know this is right for me?

Who else, besides the patient, can benefit?

Will my insurance cover this service?

Do I have to give up my own doctor?