Resources

While health care quality improvement teams often involve clinical staff, these teams would benefit from the inclusion of community health workers (CHWs), who can provide insights into patient needs...
Medications for addiction treatment (MAT) programs implemented in primary care settings need to go beyond prescribing and dispensing medication to fully address the complex health and social needs of...
This resource describes the Great Plains Senior Services Collaborative, an initiative to improve health and quality of life for rural seniors. Populations of rural seniors face significant challenges...
This resource is a toolkit to help payers and providers understand how home-based primary care (HBPC) improves quality and reduces costs for seriously ill and home-limited older adults. HBPC providers...
This resource provides an example of an approach to caring for different subpopulations of people with dementia. UCLA Health adopted a structure that identifies people living with dementia, then...
Based on a review of the evidence, the Quick Reference Guide to Promising Care Models offers summary information on 28 programs for adults with complex needs, specifically: Target population and...
This resource describes a promising new hospitalist model for inpatient treatment of complex care patients. In July 2016, Commonwealth Care Alliance and Boston Medical Center created a hospitalist...
This resource provides guidance for state leaders in establishing and advancing complex care programs. Since 2013, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health...
Throughout the country, efforts are increasingly emerging to integrate social services into health care systems. This resource classifies new initiatives, identifies common challenges, and proposes...
This resource is a toolkit that describes strategies for states to reform their Medicaid LTSS systems. Medicaid is the leading payer for LTSS systems, which enable more than 12 million people to meet...
This brief offers practical recommendations for health care organizations interested in providing trauma-informed care. Experts recommend that when transitioning to a trauma-informed approach, a...
This resource contains profiles of nearly a hundred programs that target complex patients across 36 states and territories, including Puerto Rico and Washington, DC. To qualify for inclusion, the...