Resources

Health care organizations are increasingly partnering with Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) to provide social needs support for older adults in the community who are identified with high health risks...
To improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs and utilization for people with complex needs, it is important to understand the underlying social and behavioral issues that may be driving...
Engaging patients in shared decision-making requires providers to integrate patient-identified goals into patient-provider communications. This qualitative study explored how high-need, high-cost...
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 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 describes a study of the Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP), which was created as a regional approach to health care transformation in Baltimore, Maryland. J-CHiP...
This resource describes a randomized quality improvement trial that assessed whether augmenting usual primary care with team-based intensive management lowers utilization and costs for high-risk...
This resource describes the evolution of complex care management targeting strategies in Community Care of North Carolina’s (CCNC) work with the statewide non-dual Medicaid population, culminating in...
This resource describes the background, strategy, and design of the Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative. In November 2015, The John A. Hartford Foundation determined that a social movement...
This resource describes the Complex Care Map (CCM ©), a tool that addresses fragmentation in the health system and helps providers understand the patient’s story. It was implemented in a quality...
The problem of the high cost of health care has centered on reducing spending among the patients who use the most health care services. This article explains why reducing waste system-wide for all...
This resource explores why it’s not necessarily true that care coordination and cost savings go hand in hand — and the dangers of this common myth. Care coordination is widely considered the leading...