Resources

This resource provides a framework for understanding the nature and extent of integration in programs that integrate LTSS with medical care and behavioral health. This taxonomy is a standardized tool...
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 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 describes a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of a case management intervention called V1SAGES (Vulnerable Patients in Primary Care: Nurse Case Management and Self...
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 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 describes four care management models that ACOs are using for individuals with complex needs. Care management programs can involve creating patient care plans, coordinating care across...
This resource, the Partnership Evaluation Tool, is intended to help organizations assess readiness to engage in successful value-based partnerships. It can be used to assess potential partners or for...
This resource provides an overview of a quality-improvement intervention focused on communication with patients with advanced cancer. High-quality conversations between clinicians and seriously ill...