2023 Hospital @ Home Leadership Summit Speaker Bio
Margaret Paulson, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Advanced Care at Home, Mayo Clinic Health System, NW Wisconsin
Dr. Margaret Paulson is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. She has experience in patient care across the spectrum of Internal Medicine. She currently practices as a rural hospitalist in the Mayo Clinic Health System in the Northwest Wisconsin (NWWI) region and leads the Home Health team. In 2019, she became the Medical Director for NWWI in the exciting establishment of Mayo Clinic’s Advanced Care at Home (ACH) program, an innovative platform offering hospital-level care in the home.
The launch of ACH allowed Dr. Paulson to call upon her experience in outpatient and inpatient Internal Medicine to expand high quality telemedicine in transformational ways for Mayo Clinic. Through ACH, she has been involved in numerous healthcare delivery innovations focused on sustainability in the rural home hospital, particularly through leveraging technology and AI solutions for improved patient experience and efficient care delivery.
Making Rural Hospital at home Work: Leveraging Automation and AI to Improve Access to Care
Most hospital-at-home programs exist in urban areas with robust supplier network redundancies. Few hospital-at-home programs are in under-resourced, rural regions, embedded in systems stretched to serve patients who have relatively few choices in their care. Learn lessons from one rural hospital-at-home program leveraging automation and AI to improve access to care.