Resources

The Return-on-Investment (ROI) Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health, developed by The Commonwealth Fund, is designed to support successful financial partnerships...
This resource describes a new model that moves high-need patients out of the emergency department and into a network of social supports. Regional One Health, a large health system in Tennessee, has...
This resource describes the Great Plains Senior Services Collaborative, an initiative to improve health and quality of life for rural seniors. Populations of rural seniors face significant challenges...
Based on a review of the evidence, the Quick Reference Guide to Promising Care Models offers summary information on 28 programs for adults with complex needs, specifically: Target population and...
This resource describes a promising new hospitalist model for inpatient treatment of complex care patients. In July 2016, Commonwealth Care Alliance and Boston Medical Center created a hospitalist...
Throughout the country, efforts are increasingly emerging to integrate social services into health care systems. This resource classifies new initiatives, identifies common challenges, and proposes...
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...
This resource describes the author’s changed understanding of the role of the health system in helping people with complex needs, sparked by an encounter with a vulnerable patient. The author, a nurse...
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization, and Transformation (CHART) investment program has engaged 25 community hospitals to advance readiness for...
​​​​ This resource describes a program in New Mexico that employs community health workers (CHWs) to address social determinants of health, as well as how that program was implemented and spread. CHWs...
This resource contains profiles of nearly a hundred programs that target complex patients across 36 states and territories, including Puerto Rico and Washington, DC. To qualify for inclusion, the...
This resource examines Medicaid payment reform strategies for populations who receive LTSS. It includes case studies of state programs in Tennessee, Minnesota, and Arizona. A growing number of states...