Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA, expands access to in-home care, creates seamless care transitions with a focus on the patient experience.
Philadelphia, Pa., September 13, 2022 — Jefferson Health and BAYADA Home Health Care, a leading not-for-profit home health care provider, joined health care, business and community leaders to cut the ribbon on their new joint venture partnership, “Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA.”
The joint venture, managed and run by BAYADA, now in operation in the greater Philadelphia area, leverages the talented staff and innovative spirit of both organizations aimed at reshaping, reimagining and revolutionizing the future of home healthcare services. The partnership was built with specific emphasis on seamless transitions in care and easy access to in-home and virtual care to create the best patient experience in the industry.
“We are thrilled to launch this new offering in the Philadelphia region, where we will provide simple, timely transitions of care to best serve patients and reduce burden on health system staff,” said BAYADA Home Health Care CEO David Baiada. “Our mission-aligned partnership is designed with the patient at the center, allowing us to develop models of care that will meet the increasing and critical demand for care at home – where we know people want to be most.”
The partnership draws on BAYADA’s scale and management systems to oversee the joint venture operations, and is supported by the staff from BAYADA’s Philadelphia operations and home health staff from Jefferson Health New Jersey, Jefferson Health Abington and Einstein Montgomery.
“Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA allows us to integrate clinical and personal care services through a consistent model, helping us to provide the right level of care, at the right time, for Jefferson patients” added Bruce A. Meyer, MD, MBA, President, Jefferson Health. “This is an essential step forward as we forge the future of health care.”
About BAYADA Home Health Care
BAYADA Home Health Care was founded by J. Mark Baiada in 1975 and provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice and assistive care services to children, adults and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in the Greater Philadelphia suburbs based in New Jersey, BAYADA employs more than 26,000 nurses, home health aides, therapists, medical social workers and other home health care professionals who serve their communities in 22 states from 347 locations, with locations in Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea and the United Kingdom.
In 2018, Baiada oversaw the company’s unprecedented transition to a not-for-profit organization to ensure BAYADA’s mission, purpose and business model would endure, and to help BAYADA realize its vision of helping millions of people worldwide experience a better quality of life at home; in early May 2019, the organization served its one millionth client. To learn more about BAYADA’s solutions for hospitals and health systems, visit www.bayada.com/partnerships.
About Jefferson Health
Jefferson Health, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, is reimagining health care in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. Jefferson’s dedicated team of doctors, nurses, health professionals and staff provides a range of primary to highly-specialized care through 18 hospitals (ten are Magnet®-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence), more than 50 outpatient and urgent care locations, the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Moss Rehabilitation Hospitals and Magee Rehabilitation and the JeffConnect® telemedicine program. For 2021-2022, Jefferson is ranked among the nation’s best hospitals in seven specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Jefferson Health’s mission is to improve the lives of patients in the communities it is privileged to serve through safe, effective, equitable, compassionate care.