Resources

The coronavirus pandemic intensified the already pressing need for the communication and symptom management expertise of palliative care specialists. Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases in New York City...
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 a national survey of ACOs about initiatives to address serious illness, as well as follow-up case studies. Only 8–21 percent of ACOs have widely implemented serious illness...
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 presents results from a systematic review of the international evidence on the costs, resource use, and cost-effectiveness of Clinical Nurse Specialist–led interventions for patients...