A patient navigation intervention for people with substance use disorder led to cost savings of over $17,000 per participant after 12 months post-discharge due to reduced inpatient admissions and emergency department visits.
A short-term emergency department navigator program helped address acute care utilization for individuals with low baseline utilization through primary care follow up appointments and assistance with social needs.
Shared practical implementation considerations that can support health plans and provider groups in developing community-based models of care that use the strengths of social workers and community health workers.
Describes a primary care organization’s approach to using machine learning versus provider judgement to assign primary care visit frequency and better identify future risk of hospitalization and medical cost.
Care management interventions demonstrated improvements in mental health, quality of life, and patient satisfaction as well as reduced psychiatric inpatient days for people with serious mental illness.