Resources

Los Angeles County has the greatest number of individuals experiencing homelessness in the country. To address this, the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (LA DHS) launched Housing for...
Programs for individuals experiencing homelessness often use a “Treatment First” approach, where the person is required to be in psychiatric treatment and substance-free before being approved for...
Understanding where and how high-risk patients receive care can inform efforts to improve care for this population. This study observed care patterns for more than 350,000 high-risk patients within...
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.
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.
Integrating palliative care into broad population management strategies is important to improving the quality of care for individuals with serious illness. This toolkit provides a roadmap for health...
Despite mounting evidence for community health workers (CHWs) and peer providers improving health outcomes, the expansion of the community-based workforce in the health care system has been limited...
Community health workers (CHWs) connect underserved individuals to health and social services, offering the potential to help reduce health care costs associated with mental health issues by...
IMPaCT is a standardized community health worker (CHW) intervention for high-risk patients that has been previously evaluated in three randomized clinical trials across various clinical settings and...
This blog post shares a diverse set of recent resources for health care organizations interested in developing and expanding community health worker programs.
While health care quality improvement teams often involve clinical staff, these teams would benefit from the inclusion of community health workers (CHWs), who can provide insights into patient needs...
While community health worker (CHW) programs that serve low-income populations have demonstrated reductions in preventable acute care utilization, these programs often have limited funding. Developing...