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Definition of "in-home" [in-home]

  • Operating in or provided at the home of the customer or patient: in-home shopping; an in-home nursing program. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "in-home" in a sentence
  • "In a 2009 study of Medicare beneficiaries, 20 percent of the almost 12 million Medicare patients who had been discharged from a hospital were re-hospitalized within 30 days, and 34 percent were re-hospitalized within 90 days.1 Doctors and insurers recognize this vulnerable time, and as a result, call in-home care agencies such as the Visiting Nurse Service of New York where I work, to assist patients and their families after hospital discharge."
  • "The Texas engineers began studying the idea of in-home shelters."
  • "A low-volume, low-activity kennel might be best, or call an in-home pet sitter."