For Patients

Patients and their families benefit in many ways from our services and there are events that signal that a referral is in order. Our team is available 24-7 to answer questions and assist with the referral process in any way we can.

Kara Health Authorization Triggers :

  • Difficultly in performing activities of daily living, ADLs
  • Unrelieved pain
  • Confusion
  • Shortness of breath or fatigue at minimal exertion • Multiple emergency department visits or hospitalizations
  • 10% weight loss in a 6 month period
  • Recurrent falls with injury
  • Decreased tolerance and physical activity

Primary Diagnosis is One of the Following :

  • Cancer (Stage 3, 4, or 5)
  • Heart Disease
  • HIV
  • Liver Disease
  • Renal Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,
    Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis)
  • Neurological Disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Brain Tumor, Huntington’s, Lewy Body Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinsons, Stroke)
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Why Kara Health?

Kara Health provides specialized medical care to people with serious illness. Our interdisciplinary care team treats the whole patient by providing relief from the symptoms, pain, and mental burden associated with the illness. The goal is to improve the quality of life for the patient and family while reducing the emotional effects of the illness. In addition to increasing patient satisfaction and improving clinical outcomes, Kara Health reduces the use of emergency services and hospital admissions.

Our Interdisciplinary Clinical Team is led by the patient and family.

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Kara Health physicians support patient and family goals with specialized plans of care, using treatments and medication to manage and alleviate pain and discomfort.

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Home Health Aides

Kara Health’s home health aides provide personal care for patients on our service.

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Social Workers

Our social workers help to navigate through this important time utilizing resources to assist with emotional and financial burdens and find solutions for them.

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Our volunteers engage with our patients and their families by being there. They also assist with errands, task and by providing comfort and support.

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Registered Nurses

Our Registered Nurses take an integrative approach that helps patients maintain physical, mental, and emotional health.

Spiritual Guides/Chaplains

Spiritual Leaders

Our guides provide specialty expertise in the unique spiritual concerns of patients.

The Kara Health team listens to their patients, and makes things happen.
I do not know where I would be without you. You are the best.

Kara Health Patient