SCHENECTADY–“Homecare: Who Cares?” will be Dr. Roberta Miller’s and Dr. David Hornick’s topic at the Sunday, Dec. 10, Temple Gates Brotherhood Breakfast-and-A-Speaker. The two will share their insights on providing home medical care to individuals who cannot travel to their physician’s office. Breakfast begins at 10 a.m., and is free for brotherhood members, $4 for others. The presentation begins at 10:30, and is open to the public.
Miller and Hornick are cofounders of Homedical Administrative Associates.
Miller provides primary medical care to homebound residents, covering metropolitan Albany and surrounding areas of Schenectady, Southern Saratoga, and Rensselaer counties. She served as medical director of the Stratton Veterans Affairs Home Care Program from 1991-2004, visiting homebound veterans with complex medical problems. She initiated the Telemedicine Program for homebound veterans at the Albany Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center. In 2013 she was a co-creator of “Beyond the Black Bag,” a web based curriculum for home care medical professionals.
Hornick is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He started his private home medical practice in Philadelphia in 1974. In 1978, he resumed his postgraduate studies in internal medicine at the SUNY/Stony Brook Medical School. In 1980, he completed fellowship training in geriatric medicine at Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute in New Hyde Park. In 1990 he entered the masters of public health program at the University at Albany and received his degree in 1991. He later completed a one-year public health residency at the N.Y.S. Department of Health.