New Population Health Management Department

Milford, OH – CHI Health at Home, one of the largest providers of home-based services through the country, has expanded its operations to focus on Population Health, seeking to improve the outcomes of all patients while improving resources for the entire health care industry.

CHI Health at Home is committed to the Triple Aim: improving patient outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction, and providing quality care at the lowest cost. The new function of CHI Health at Home’s Population Health Management department will develop and execute strategies for the effective use of their  health care delivery capabilities by focusing on cost of care and quality of care across all five distinct service lines (home care and staffing, hospice, home respiratory care, home infusion, and medical transportation).

Recognized for many of their innovative programs such as the chronic care management CareLink Programs (Cardio, Ortho, Pulmonary, Balance, and Stroke) and Health Connection Initiatives, this new division of the company will help CHI Health at Home expand their valued based programs, enhance their services, improving efficiency in care management while also working to uncover alternative forms of reimbursement.

The new department will be led by Rodney Plunkett, PT, DPT, ATC. With an extensive background in home health care, Rod served as the Director of Sales, the Director of Operations, and the Regional Director of Rehabilitation for Kentucky One Health VNA Health at Home before joining CHI Health at Home as the Vice President of Population Health Management.

Nicole Main will also join the department as the Director, Population Health Management. Most recently, Nicole has been responsible for the implementation of CHI Health at Home’s readmission prevention programs in six different health systems within 12 hospitals. She is also the driver of Clinically Integrated Networks within the markets we serve, positioning home care as a solution to reduce length of stay and prevent unnecessary hospitalizations or re-hospitalizations of our patients.

CHI Health at Home, based out of Milford, OH, provides the best quality and comprehensive home-based services to the communities we serve nationwide. By offering five unique services; home care and supplemental staffing, hospice, home  respiratory care, home infusion therapy, and non-emergency medical transportation, each service line works together to form one continuous approach to health and wellness. With over 70 locations throughout nine states, we are committed to providing comprehensive, affordable care for every patient we serve.

CHI Health at Home also serves as the national home health provider for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). One of the nation’s largest health systems, CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 103 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals; 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.