This blog post features a conversation with Heidi Bossley, MSN, MBA, and Keziah Imbeah, MSc, authors of the recently published Measuring Complexity report, who share insights into the findings and considerations for the field in adopting a more standardized approach to complex care measurement.
Exploring Best Practices in Serious Illness Care for Medicare Advantage and Accountable Care Organizations
This blog post highlights experiences from the Center to Advance Palliative Care’s Medicare Advantage and ACO Learning Communities with key strategies for improving serious illness care, as well as resources that can be used by health plans and ACOs looking to drive better value and improve quality of life for those living with serious illness.
This blog post shares a diverse set of recent resources for health care organizations interested in developing and expanding community health worker programs.
Making Lemonade from a Very Sour Lemon: Capitalizing on Regulatory Flexibilities Born from the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
This blog post highlights opportunities for long-term care providers to leverage federal and state flexibilities to adopt new ways of delivering services to older adults and people with complex needs, as well as addressing barriers to care created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This blog post highlights how this ROI calculator can help community-based organizations and health system partners integrate nonmedical services in a financially sustainable way.
Improving Care for High-Need, High-Cost Patients: The View from a Community Health Worker and a Social Worker
In this blog post, a community health worker and social worker from CareMore Health share their perspective on the importance of their roles in lowering costs and improving outcomes for high-need patients.
This blog post highlights opportunities for providers to implement medications for addiction treatment programs during COVID-19.
Play: Implementing a Harm Reduction Approach to Medications for Addiction Treatment in Outpatient Settings
Medications for addiction treatment (MAT) is an effective tool for the treatment of opioid use disorder. MAT providers are increasingly embracing harm reduction strategies in their clinical practice in order to expand access to MAT and further improve patients’ quality of life. Harm reduction is a set of principles and strategies that seek to minimize the risks associated with drug use, including: Health and dignity of people who use drugs. Participant-centered services. Participant involvement in the programs and policies that serve the community. Participant autonomy. Consideration of...