Resources

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...
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...
Complex care programs across the country use varied criteria to identify people with complex health and social needs and measure the effectiveness of subsequent interventions. Greater standardization...
The number of individuals living with dementia is steadily increasing, and family caregivers for individuals with dementia frequently experience challenges with maintaining their own physical...
How can health care systems across the nation effectively address social needs? An expert committee created by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) sought to address...
Family caregivers play a foundational role in the care of older adults with complex needs and disabilities from both a health care and economic standpoint. As the “baby boom” population ages, the need...
This resource is a toolkit to help payers and providers understand how home-based primary care (HBPC) improves quality and reduces costs for seriously ill and home-limited older adults. HBPC providers...
This resource curates resources from experts across the country in the field of trauma-informed care. Health care stakeholders are increasingly recognizing the impact of trauma on health and the value...
This resource provides guidance for state leaders in establishing and advancing complex care programs. Since 2013, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) Health...
This resource collects the most innovative initiatives in Medicaid managed care that emerge each year. Health plans submit their best practices for consideration of inclusion in this exclusive...
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 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...