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More than one-third of Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, which include standard MA plans as well as Special Needs Plans (SNPs) that provide tailored benefits to...
Many people with advanced illness experience trauma, including trauma associated with their diagnoses, and trauma-related symptoms can complicate their care. This article examines principles of trauma...
To improve the quality and value of care and target interventions most effectively, it is important to understand the distinction between individuals with complex health and social needs who have...
Integrating palliative care into broad population management strategies is important to improving the quality of care for individuals with serious illness. This toolkit provides a roadmap for health...
The Return-on-Investment (ROI) Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health, developed by The Commonwealth Fund, is designed to support successful financial partnerships...
The Return-on-Investment (ROI) Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health, developed by The Commonwealth Fund, is designed to help support successful financial...
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...
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...
Complex care programs across the country use varied criteria to identify people with complex health and social needs and measure the effectiveness of subsequent interventions. Greater standardization...
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...
While accountable care organizations (ACOs) offer promise for integrating social services into medical care, ACOs report significant barriers to successful integration. Using qualitative data from 22...
ECHO Care is a complex care intervention pilot that integrated the Project ECHO model, which links primary care practitioners virtually with specialists, with outpatient intensivist teams (OITs) in...