HOUSTON, TX –– Landmark Health and its affiliated medical groups announced today an expansion of services into Houston, Texas. Landmark’s physician-led teams will be available to approximately 17,000 eligible patients in the metro area. Landmark started delivering comprehensive, in-home medical care to seniors with multiple chronic conditions in Texas in 2021 and is currently responsible for more than 18,000 older adults in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Temple/Killeen areas.
“We’re pleased to bring our care model into the homes of more patients who can really benefit from this level of care,” said Katrina Booth, M.D., Landmark regional medical officer. “We remove access barriers by going to the patient, including when they need urgent support in the evenings or weekends. This is great for patients, supports local primary care providers with their most clinically complex patients, and helps area hospitals by keeping seniors well at home, preserving facility beds for critical needs.”
As a fully mobile medical group, Landmark brings medical care into the homes of seniors and chronically ill patients. These home-based visits are conducted by doctors, advanced practitioners, and care team members as a supplement to the care patients receive from their primary care providers (PCPs) and specialists – at no additional cost to them.
Our nation is aging. In fact, according to reporting by Business Insider, one out of every five U.S. citizens will be of retirement age by 2030. And our health care system is looking to accommodate this aging population by bringing health care home. Landmark has been a leader in this new care delivery model since 2014 and now is accountable for nearly 250,000 lives across 22 states.
“Landmark brings medical care home through a value-based care model – meaning we’re only compensated if we demonstrate measurable value,” said Patricia Zadra, Landmark regional general manager. “This payment model is exciting because it aligns what’s best for the patient – timely care that keeps them out of the hospital – with what’s best for patients’ PCPs – doing whatever it takes to keep their patients well – with what’s best for payers – paying for outcomes vs. services.”