Resources

How can health care systems across the nation effectively address social needs? An expert committee created by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) sought to address...
This resource describes a new model that moves high-need patients out of the emergency department and into a network of social supports. Regional One Health, a large health system in Tennessee, has...
This resource collects the most innovative initiatives in Medicaid managed care that emerge each year. Health plans submit their best practices for consideration of inclusion in this exclusive...
This report is a compendium of five case studies that describe lessons learned from implementing innovative interprofessional education (IPE) approaches at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). In...
Since 2015, the Peterson Center on Healthcare has been working to improve the quality and lower the cost of care for high-need, high-cost patients. This resource provides a summary of what has been...
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization, and Transformation (CHART) investment program has engaged 25 community hospitals to advance readiness for...
This resource describes the findings of the International Experts Working Group on Patients with Complex Needs. The Commonwealth Fund established this group in 2014 to outline the components of a high...
This resource describes strategies that health care organizations and plans can use to provide care for patients with serious illness. Palliative care — specialized care that focuses on addressing the...
​​​​ This resource describes a program in New Mexico that employs community health workers (CHWs) to address social determinants of health, as well as how that program was implemented and spread. CHWs...
This resource summarizes a descriptive study of the Health Resilience Program (HRP) in Oregon, a program designed to address the needs of high-risk Medicaid and Medicare patients and reduce costs. In...
This resource provides an in-depth look at the Stanford Coordinated Care Primary Care Practice (SCC), which delivers primary care to Stanford University employees and their dependents who have complex...
As the health care system shifts from a fee-for-service structure to value-based payment programs, it’s important to offer appropriate services across the continuum of care. This resource reviews...