DOWNEY, CA – SuperCare Health – a comprehensive high-touch, high-tech post-acute health care organization that manages chronic care patients – was awarded a full service contract to provide home medical equipment and respiratory services to patients of UC San Diego Health.
“We are excited to support UC San Diego Health and deliver respiratory care for their patients,” said John Cassar, CEO, SuperCare Health. “We have been providing patient care, supplies and equipment for nearly 50 years and our unwavering mission has always been to provide the highest quality patient care.”
UC San Diego Health is dedicated to the highest quality patient-centered primary and specialty care. They are the region’s only academic medical center and have a tripartite mission of clinical, research and teaching excellence. UC San Diego Health is one of five academic medical centers within the 10-campus University of California system, collectively known as UC Health.
As part of a public trust organization, UC Health serves as a safety net for individuals in need. Nearly 60 percent of UC patients are covered by Medicare, Medi-Cal or lack health insurance.
SuperCare Health is the leading provider of ventilators in California, supporting the needs of respiratory patients through evidence-based clinical protocols, integrated chronic care management programs and cutting-edge devices from leading healthcare manufacturers.
SuperCare Health developed chronic care management programs for COPD, pediatrics, sleep apnea, neuromuscular disorders, and medication optimization. Proven results from an IRB-approved clinical study with our iBreathe program demonstrated a 37.5% reduction in all-cause readmissions and a 48% reduction in total length of stay for COPD hospitalizations. The organization provides a broad range of therapies including: ventilation, oxygen, nebulizers and nebulized medications, CPAP/BiPAP, airway clearance and mobilization, and home medical equipment.
UC San Diego Health
UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is dedicated to delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching. For 2018-19, U.S. News and World Report ranked UC San Diego Health among the nation’s best in six adult medical and surgical specialties, including pulmonology, geriatrics, cardiology, cancer, neurology and orthopedics. The 808-bed academic health system includes UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest and Jacobs Medical Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion and Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute, all in La Jolla, as well as primary care and same-day services at clinics throughout Southern California.
For more information, visit health.ucsd.edu
About SuperCare Health
SuperCare Health is a comprehensive high-touch, high-tech, post-acute health care organization that manages chronic care patients and provides a broad range of therapies including: ventilation, oxygen, CPAP/BiPAP, medication optimization, and airway clearance and mobilization. Utilizing cutting-edge mobile technologies combined with quality clinical services, SuperCare Health has proven cost savings that reduce hospital readmissions and offer shared savings for payors.
For more information, visit www.supercarehealth.com