Resources

Interventions targeting frequent emergency department (ED) users are increasingly common, but many are developed with limited understanding of this population’s comprehensive use of medical and social...
High-need, high-cost Medicaid patients enrolled in a 12-month complex care management program at CareMore Health in Memphis, Tennessee experienced reductions of 59 percent in inpatient utilization and...
A randomized controlled trial found that the “Camden Core Model,” a short-term care management program for individuals with complex health and social needs and multiple recent hospital admissions, did...
This resource describes a quasi-experimental study evaluating the effect of a transitional care program that involved rapid primary care follow-up for Medicaid and Medicare patients with complex needs...
Family caregivers are a critical part of the home- and community-based workforce for people with serious illness. This is particularly the case for veterans, who are often sicker than the general...
This resource used national survey data from physician practices and ACOs, paired with qualitative interviews, to learn about home visiting programs. ACO practices were more likely to report using...
This resource describes a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of a case management intervention called V1SAGES (Vulnerable Patients in Primary Care: Nurse Case Management and Self...
This resource describes an effort to apply a learning health systems approach to reducing ED utilization. A learning health system focuses on improving people’s health at scale through continuous...
This resource is a study evaluating an alternative in-hospital assessment to determine the need for continuing care after discharge. In the UK, a long and complicated Continuing Health Care (CHC)...
This resource describes the 7-Day Pledge program to reduce readmissions by increasing access to timely primary care appointments after hospitalization. Previous research suggests the important role of...
This resource evaluates the impact of an interprofessional case conference approach in an academic primary care clinic. This study was conducted at a primary care clinic at a VA medical center. The...
This resource provides an evaluation of a health system’s outpatient complex case management (OPCM) program and examines whether OPCM lowers service utilization and health care costs. U.S. health...