Get ready to embark on a captivating journey that unveils the dynamic synergy between innovation and compassion, all within the realm of in-home health care.


In this podcast episode, join the engaging host Marty Stevens-Heebner SMM-C, CPO, CAPS as she sits down for an enlightening conversation with Courtney Hogenson, a registered nurse turned visionary entrepreneur of Call-Light. Together, they delve into the fascinating world of nurse-led home visits and how it’s redefining the landscape of in-home health care and empowering more patients to age in place.

What you will learn from this episode:

  • How Courtney Hogenson’s new app Call-Light empowers both patients and nurses to work together.
  • What the key differences are between what registered nurses can do for a patient at home that a caregiver cannot and should not.
  • What we can do to support nurses and make sure they receive the respect they deserve
  • Call-Light is about bringing nursing care back to the home, where it all began.”

Courtney’s brainchild, Call-Light, is more than an app; it’s a revolutionary bridge that connects patients with experienced healthcare professionals in the comfort of their homes. Drawing from her extensive nursing experience, Courtney shares, “We’re empowering both patients and nurses. We’re giving patients the power to choose who comes into their home and who takes care of them.” Call-Light encapsulates a seamless blend of technology and humanity, creating a platform for nurses by nurses.

Distinguishing Nurses from Caregivers: A Deeper Dive

“Nurses bring a level of critical thinking, assessment, and coordination that’s just not within the scope of practice for a caregiver.”

This podcast episode deftly navigates the distinct roles of nurses and caregivers. Courtney expertly outlines the differences, noting, “Nurses have the ability to manage symptoms, to administer medication, to do medical treatments, and to really coordinate the care with the physician.” Nurses bring a multifaceted expertise that enhances the overall quality of care, especially in a home setting.

Celebrating Nurses: A Call for Respect and Support

“We need to appreciate the nurses who are doing the really, really hard work of taking care of our most vulnerable people.”

As a tribute to the unsung heroes of healthcare, the podcast conversation takes a moment to highlight the vital role nurses play. Marty beautifully encapsulates this sentiment, stating, “We need to really appreciate the nurses who are doing the really, really hard work of taking care of our most vulnerable people.” Courtney echoes this sentiment, shedding light on the challenges nurses face and the importance of fostering an environment of respect and support.

“We want people to understand that there is an option for healthcare in the home that is viable, that is professional, and that is what people deserve.”

This episode will leave you with a sense of excitement for what lies ahead. The combination of compassionate nursing care and innovative technology exemplified by Call-Light presents a glimpse into the future of home care. The podcast reminds us that transformation starts with a deep understanding of the past and a commitment to shaping a brighter, healthier tomorrow.

Tune In and Ignite Your Passion for Change

Prepare to be captivated, inspired, and moved by the transformative power of nurse-led home visits. Join Marty and Courtney on this journey of discovery, and let it spark your own passion for championing patient care and honoring the invaluable contributions of nurses.

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