Resources

This resource is a guide for payer and provider organizations to invest in social determinants of health (SDOH) and integrate them into their core business model. Few health care organizations have...
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 provides a literature review of existing empirical evidence about the impact of social service interventions on health outcomes and health care spending, based on 39 articles published...
This resource offers a rigorous review of the literature to identify the relationship between context, mechanism, and outcome in integrated care programs for older adults with multiple chronic...
This resource provides a summary of key components of the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act, which was passed and signed on February 9, 2018...
This report is a compendium of five case studies that describe lessons learned from implementing innovative interprofessional education (IPE) approaches at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). In...
This resource describes observations about root causes of high care utilization that emerged from a four-year intervention in a large population of patients with complex needs. In 2012, Mercy Health...
This resource describes the author’s changed understanding of the role of the health system in helping people with complex needs, sparked by an encounter with a vulnerable patient. The author, a nurse...
Since 2015, the Peterson Center on Healthcare has been working to improve the quality and lower the cost of care for high-need, high-cost patients. This resource provides a summary of what has been...
This resource, the Accountable Care Atlas, is intended to help health care delivery systems identify and prioritize the competencies needed under risk-based payment. Experts agree that value-based...
This resource describes a collaboration between the Cherry Health Durham Clinic (CHDC) and Mercy Health Saint Mary’s (MHSM), which treated an overlapping population of patients with complex needs...
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization, and Transformation (CHART) investment program has engaged 25 community hospitals to advance readiness for...