Resources

This analysis compared Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees’ demographic, socioeconomic, and clinical characteristics plus health care utilization, spending, and quality of care in 2012 and 2015, and...
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...
Many older adults experience loneliness, which can lead to harmful impacts on mental as well as physical health. This literature review evaluated the effectiveness of published studies of...
While high-cost patients include diverse subgroups with varying clinical and social needs, efforts to improve the efficiency of care and target interventions have been limited by the lack of knowledge...
Approximately one in three Medicare beneficiaries is enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, and more than one third of these MA enrollees are classified as high need based on their chronic...
Incorporating patient self-reported data may allow health systems to more effectively identify specific groups of older adults with unique needs, thereby helping to inform the development of patient...
This resource identifies challenges faced by older adults from racial and ethnic minorities, and proposes several strategies to address them. Older adults from racial and ethnic minorities face...
This resource is a toolkit for identifying patients with various physical, functional, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Patients and families living with serious illness have a range of needs...
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 is a study undertaken to understand the experiences of older adults living in community settings with multiple chronic conditions. Common themes for study participants included depending...
This resource builds on the seminal Home Alone study, the first national examination at how family caregivers manage medical and nursing tasks. Major findings of this new study include: Today’s...
This resource offers a variety of materials about “personas” for different segments of the high-need patient population. A persona helps depict the experiences, motivations, and goals of a group of...