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 describes successful Canadian programs working with inner-city communities to achieve the Triple Aim. It includes descriptions of the programs’ structures and outcomes, factors that...
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...
This resource describes the author’s changed understanding of the role of the health system in helping people with complex needs, sparked by an encounter with a vulnerable patient. The author, a nurse...
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 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 examines the experience of providers with the Medicaid health home option, a provision of the Affordable Care Act. The health home model focuses on providing whole-person care to high...
This resource is a case study of CareMore, a Medicare Advantage plan and medical provider based in Cerritos, California, that serves 130,000 enrollees in Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans...