Resources

The coronavirus pandemic intensified the already pressing need for the communication and symptom management expertise of palliative care specialists. Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases in New York City...
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...
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...
High-need, high-cost Medicaid patients enrolled in a 12-month complex care management program at CareMore Health in Memphis, Tennessee experienced reductions of 59 percent in inpatient utilization and...
Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) virtually connects specialists with community-based providers to help improve patient care management. This evaluation of the ECHO Care pilot...
A randomized controlled trial found that the “Camden Core Model,” a short-term care management program for individuals with complex health and social needs and multiple recent hospital admissions, did...
A telephone-based social needs screening, referral, and navigation program that focused on patients with predicted high utilization within the Kaiser Permanente Southern California health system...
This resource describes a quasi-experimental study evaluating the effect of a transitional care program that involved rapid primary care follow-up for Medicaid and Medicare patients with complex needs...
Family caregivers are a critical part of the home- and community-based workforce for people with serious illness. This is particularly the case for veterans, who are often sicker than the general...
This resource describes and evaluates a new specialist pharmacy service, called the integrated care clinical pharmacist. Older people confined to their own homes due to are known to be at risk of...
This resource describes a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of a case management intervention called V1SAGES (Vulnerable Patients in Primary Care: Nurse Case Management and Self...
This resource provides an overview of a quality-improvement intervention focused on communication with patients with advanced cancer. High-quality conversations between clinicians and seriously ill...