BayCare Virtual Hospital

When admitted to BayCare Virtual Hospital, patients who may normally require traditional hospital admission for acute conditions can be safely cared for at home. This revolutionary health care approach brings medical professionals and services directly to patients. BayCare Virtual Hospital prioritizes patients' well-being and reflects the future of health care - convenient, efficient, and compassionate. This new model of care features:

  • Two daily in-person visits from skilled nurses
  • A hospitalist online visit once a day
  • A dedicated team that monitors the patient remotely, watching over their progress and safety
  • Other additional services as needed

Patient Benefits

  • Faster healing
  • Enhanced patient comfort
  • Improved social support
  • Increased patient satisfaction
  • Lower costs
  • Fewer hospital-acquired infections

Potential Candidates

Patients with these diagnoses are potential candidates for BayCare Virtual Hospital

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Cellulitis
  • Pnuemonia
  • Renal insufficiency

Patient Admission

Patients can be admitted to BayCare Virtual Hospital

  • Directly from local healthcare providers
  • Directly from an emergency room
  • Following a one-day or two-day hospital stay to continue healing at home until ready for discharge to outpatient care.