Benefits for The Hospital

  • Cost Effective – Lower daily cost of care for homeless patients by almost 90%. The tiered pricing structure is based on the patient's length of stay, which allows additional cost savings.
  • Efficient – Easy referral process and quick response turnaround time, typically within 2-3 hours, 7 days a week.
  • Collaborative – Direct communication with the service provider allows improved care coordination between hospital and IF Recuperative Care staff.
  • Responsible – Research show that Recuperative Care reduces readmission of homeless patients by 50%.
  • Compassionate – Continuous advocacy for patients with connections to medical care, social services, and housing options.
  • Thorough – Hospitals receive a patient outcome summary for every discharged patient.

Benefits for The Patient

  • A safe, stable, and supportive atmosphere to recover
  • Medical coordination to vital primary care and other necessary medical specialists when appropriate
  • Intensive case management with connections to social services and housing options
  • Connections to mental health services
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Health education and medical care management education
  • Job Readiness Training
  • Community re-engagement