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    31 Jul

    MPC House Call Program helps keep patients at home

    After arriving at Dennis “Gus” Nelson’s home in north-central Omaha one sweltering afternoon, Dr. Rebecca Wester began checking her patient’s vital signs.

    “I think my appetite’s come back,” said Nelson, 75.

    He calculated he was up 8 pounds since returning home in June after five months in the hospital and a skilled nursing facility.

    Wester said his gains meant he was rebuilding muscle, and with it, strength.

    Omaha World-Herald's Julie Anderson: House calls are just what the doctor ordered