Resources

In the following Q&A, Allison Hamblin, MSPH, Senior Vice President at the Center for Health Care Strategies, explains how she and her team populated the map.
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 shares 10 questions that California’s Medicaid managed care plans are now required to ask patients about their social and functional needs. These questions could serve as a model for...
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...
Addiction is a chronic neurobiological disorder that is predictable, identifiable, and treatable. Dr. Corey Waller explains why evidence-based treatment needs to be in hospitals, primary care, stand-alone rehabs, and throughout the ecosystem of health care.
Organizations, whether non-profit or for-profit, need a return on investment in order to carry this work forward and continue to invest in innovation.
This resource is a toolkit that describes strategies for states to reform their Medicaid LTSS systems. Medicaid is the leading payer for LTSS systems, which enable more than 12 million people to meet...
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...
The Blueprint for Complex Care, a joint project of the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS), and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), will act as a strategic plan for the emerging field of complex care.
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 brief offers practical recommendations for health care organizations interested in providing trauma-informed care. Experts recommend that when transitioning to a trauma-informed approach, a...
Human-centered design offers a methodology and mindset that can help you develop a complex care program that addresses the realities of the people you serve. People with complex needs have complex lives, attitudes, and behaviors that are often based on life outside the medical system. The human-centered design approach aims to make systems usable and useful by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process. For example, Stanford Coordinated Care used design thinking to identify patients’ need to have facts translated into actionable advice; one care coordinator...