Resources

To improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs and utilization for people with complex needs, it is important to understand the underlying social and behavioral issues that may be driving...
Engaging patients in shared decision-making requires providers to integrate patient-identified goals into patient-provider communications. This qualitative study explored how high-need, high-cost...
This blog post features a conversation with Terry Fulmer, president of the John A. Hartford Foundation, who explores the NASEM report findings and discuss potential solutions for older adults experiencing social isolation and loneliness — both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many older adults experience loneliness, which can lead to harmful impacts on mental as well as physical health. This literature review evaluated the effectiveness of published studies of...
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...
The causes of social isolation and loneliness in older adults, including their health, income, and place of residence, may impede their ability to participate in community-based social activities...
This blog post features a conversation with Lori Tishler, senior vice president of medical services at Commonwealth Care Alliance, who shares how CCA is rethinking its day-to-day practice to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
This blog post by Bruce Chernof, MD, President and CEO of The SCAN Foundation, highlights flexibilities that allow health systems to respond to the growing challenges due to COVID-19.
This blog post features senior leadership from Health Share of Oregon who provide details about their efforts to mitigate issues that will affect their members due to COVID-19.
Individualized Management for Patient-Centered Targets (IMPaCT) is an intervention that employs community health workers to provide tailored social support to high-risk patients informed by patient...
Interventions targeting frequent emergency department (ED) users are increasingly common, but many are developed with limited understanding of this population’s comprehensive use of medical and social...
This Center for Health Care Strategies blog post describes key opportunities for the continued development of complex care best practices, gleaned from recent RCTs.