Resources

Although health care systems commonly refer individuals with unmet social needs to social service agencies, in some cases, these agencies may not have the capacity to provide adequate assistance. This...
Integrated primary care teams have demonstrated positive impacts on patient care, but less is known about the impact of including social workers on these teams. This study evaluated the addition of...
Whole Person Care (WPC) pilots, under California’s Medicaid Section 1115(a) waiver demonstration, integrate medical, behavioral health, and social needs services to improve the health and wellbeing of...
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...
Individualized Management for Patient-Centered Targets (IMPaCT) is an intervention that employs community health workers to provide tailored social support to high-risk patients informed by patient...
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...
Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) virtually connects specialists with community-based providers to help improve patient care management. This evaluation of the ECHO Care pilot...
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...
A telephone-based social needs screening, referral, and navigation program that focused on patients with predicted high utilization within the Kaiser Permanente Southern California health system...
Providing supportive housing for individuals experiencing homelessness who are identified as active substance users resulted in lower rates of SUD-related ED visits and hospitalizations compared to...
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...