Discusses, COACH, a new framework that Camden Coalition utilizes to build authentic relationships with patients and to increase patient engagement.
Explores the use of asset mapping to build stronger ecosystems of care, address the root causes of repeated hospital utilization, and improve care delivery for individuals with complex health and social needs.
Explores the tension between health systems and community-based organizations and discusses strategies for successfully navigating it.
Explores the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers’ Health Information Exchange, a web-based application that gives providers across health systems real-time access to medical information for patients with complex needs.
Our ability to effectively treat the growing number of individuals who live with multiple chronic diseases will remain compromised unless health systems explore innovative approaches.
New flexibility for Medicare Advantage program represents a major turning point in Medicare policy and an opportunity for health insurers and providers to work together in new and more productive ways.
For frail older adults with complex care needs, an inpatient hospital stay is destabilizing and often marks the beginning of a decline in functioning. For these older adults and their families, the post-hospital period is a risky, confusing, and stressful time.
The time constraints of the typical primary care practice often do not allow providers to take a comprehensive look at all of their patients’ needs. Enabling office staff to assist in this work, presents a tremendous opportunity to create patient-centered and comprehensive care plans.
From continued enrollment growth to expanded flexibility to offer non-medical supplemental benefits, Medicare Advantage plans are playing an increasingly important role in the lives of older adults.
Christine Schaeffer, MD, medical director of Northwestern Medicine Transitional Care Clinic, describes the core components of its transitional care program. She also shares important considerations for health systems interested in implementing person-centered transitional care.