Palliative care can lead to longer survival and better quality of life for patients, while offering a high-leverage opportunity to reduce costs.
LTSS can improve quality of life for individuals with multiple chronic conditions and functional limitations.
This resource reports the findings from focus groups of adults with three or more health conditions that limit their ability to do things such as get out of bed, dress, or bathe themselves.
There are many theories and anecdotes about care models for high-need, high-cost patients, but little information on what really works to improve care for this population.
More than half of all Americans have employer-based health insurance, but most research on high-need, high-cost individuals has focused on Medicare and Medicaid recipients.
This resource provides a definition and essential elements of person-centered care, based on a national consensus of a team from the American Geriatrics Society in collaboration with a team from th
This resource provides a framework to assess the business case for PCC, focusing on both cost reduction and revenue increases for older adults with multiple chronic conditions and functional limita
This resource describes the Complex Care Initiative run by Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) at the University of New Mexico.
This resource offers a framework for understanding the financial sustainability of an existing person-centered care program.
This resource reviews the results of the Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration, a randomized controlled trial with 15 programs that tested whether paying programs to provide care management reduc
This resource, published in 2009, synthesizes 123 high-quality research articles reporting positive outcomes from comprehensive care for older adults with chronic conditions.
This resource describes the CTI®, which provides patients and caregivers with the skills and tools necessary for individuals to assume a more active role in their care.
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