Bedridden residents get health care at home

The program, which has six offices in the Bronx, sends doctors and other caregivers to homes of bedridden and elderly patients.

The program, which has six offices in the Bronx, sends doctors and other caregivers to homes of bedridden and elderly patients. (10/18/13)

THE BRONX - A Bronx mother of a bedridden daughter says her child now is getting health care from the comfort of her own home.

Amelia Rose's daughter, Azuredee, who lives in a Grant Avenue building, has had trouble with her health since birth.

Rose is now part of the Essen Medical Associates House Calls program.

The program, which has six offices in the Bronx, sends doctors and other caregivers to homes of bedridden and elderly patients.

Health workers use mobile technology and health kits that allow patients to transform their homes to hospital rooms.

Essen Medical Associates accepts many insurance plans, including Medicare.
 

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