Resources

The Return-on-Investment (ROI) Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health, developed by The Commonwealth Fund, is designed to help support successful financial...
Health care organizations are increasingly partnering with Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) to provide social needs support for older adults in the community who are identified with high health risks...
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...
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...
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...
Incorporating patient self-reported data may allow health systems to more effectively identify specific groups of older adults with unique needs, thereby helping to inform the development of patient...
This resource used national survey data from physician practices and ACOs, paired with qualitative interviews, to learn about home visiting programs. ACO practices were more likely to report using...
This resource identifies challenges faced by older adults from racial and ethnic minorities, and proposes several strategies to address them. Older adults from racial and ethnic minorities face...
This resource describes an effort to apply a learning health systems approach to reducing ED utilization. A learning health system focuses on improving people’s health at scale through continuous...
This resource is a study evaluating an alternative in-hospital assessment to determine the need for continuing care after discharge. In the UK, a long and complicated Continuing Health Care (CHC)...
This resource is a study undertaken to understand the experiences of older adults living in community settings with multiple chronic conditions. Common themes for study participants included depending...