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WEBINAR: Hospital at Home is Here to Stay - Do it Efficiently and Incrementally

Updated: Jun 26

Learn how leading health systems are building a comprehensive system of care in the home.

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Webinar Hospital At Home

Learning objectives include:

  • Understand the evolution and future importance of integrating home-based models into your system in order to stay at the forefront of care delivery

  • Learn why a leading academic medical center and a regional health system expanded its home-based urgent medical care and post-acute care partnership with the addition of a hospital alternative care service

  • Explore a different approach taken by a regional health system that is offering post-acute transitional care in the home to increase ER capacity for high-acuity patients and drive down readmissions


Rachit Thariani

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

Rachit Thariani, Chief Administrative Officer, Post-Acute and Home-Based Care Division

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Tim Lynch, PharmD, MSM, FABC, FASHP, FWSPA

Tim Lynch is the Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer for MultiCare Health System. He has responsibility for system clinical and support services including pharmacy, infusion services, laboratory, off-campus emergency departments, inpatient neuro rehabilitation, home health, hospice, palliative care, dialysis, diabetes services, imaging services, patient access, real estate, dietary/nutrition services, and respiratory therapy.

Tim received both his Bachelor of Science and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Washington School Of Pharmacy. He received a Master of Science in Healthcare Management from Troy University, completed a fellowship with the Advisory Board Company, completed a post-graduate pharmacy practice residency, and is an affiliate assistant professor at the University Of Washington School Of Pharmacy. Tim is the past president of the Washington State Pharmacy Association and was awarded fellow status as well as the past Chair of ASHP’s (American Society of Health System Pharmacists) Pharmacy Business Management Section Advisory Group and a current member of the Section of Multi-Hospital Pharmacy Executives Committee.

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Toni Ardabell, Chief of Clinical Enterprise Operations & Erin Hodson, Vice President and Administrator of the Medicine Service Line

Toni Ardabell serves as Chief, Clinical Enterprise Operations for Inova. In this role, she leads all clinical sites of care and 10 service lines. This is Toni’s second tour at Inova. She spent 28 years in a variety of positions starting as a staff nurse in critical care at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. In addition to her primary role with Inova, she serves as executive sponsor for Inova’s Community Health work, Equity & Outcomes, and sustainability. She takes a special interest in Forensic Nurses & Anti-Human Trafficking work. She also is the executive sponsor of the Workplace Violence Committee for the system.

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Inova Erin Hodson, MSN

Vice President and Administrator of the Medicine Service Line

Erin Hodson is the Vice President and Administrator of the Medicine Service Line at Inova. Erin is responsible for the operational leadership and strategic development of Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Hospitalist Medicine, Pulmonary, GI, Dermatology, Infectious Disease, Endocrinology, Palliative Care, Rheumatology, Nephrology, and Geriatrics. The Medicine Service Line is comprised of 12 ambulatory clinics, over 300 team members, 450 employed hospital-based physicians and APPs, and over 1,000 credentialed providers systemwide.

Erin also has led the strategic development for Home Health and Hospice and was the business leader for the Dispatch Health implementation at Inova. Erin also negotiated the Go Health Urgent Care Joint Venture and several large practice acquisitions on behalf of Inova.

Patrick Kneeland

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Patrick Kneeland, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs, Advanced Care

Dr. Kneeland is VP of Medical Affairs at DispatchHealth where he leads Advanced Care – a service line dedicated to bringing hospital-level care to patients’ homes. He previously served as the Executive Medical Director for Patient and Provider Experience at UCHealth, a 9-hospital system in Colorado. Patrick is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado where he is a founding faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Efficiency.

After completing a residency in internal medicine at the University of California – San Francisco, Dr. Kneeland completed a fellowship in Academic Hospital Medicine where he focused on the transformation of clinical delivery systems and the role of culture in improving patient safety. He subsequently completed a fellowship through the Institute for Physician Leadership at the Center for the Health Professions in San Francisco, CA. He is a certified Patient Safety Officer and has advanced training from Stanford’s in user-centered design in user-centered design.

Webinar Hospital At Home

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