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Many older adults in the United States experience social isolation and loneliness, which are associated with increased risks for premature mortality, dementia, and other poor health outcomes. Since...
The causes of social isolation and loneliness in older adults, including their health, income, and place of residence, may impede their ability to participate in community-based social activities...
This blog post features a conversation with Lori Tishler, senior vice president of medical services at Commonwealth Care Alliance, who shares how CCA is rethinking its day-to-day practice to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
This blog post by Bruce Chernof, MD, President and CEO of The SCAN Foundation, highlights flexibilities that allow health systems to respond to the growing challenges due to COVID-19.
Two notable randomized controlled trials of complex care management programs released earlier this year are spurring valuable discussions across the complex care field. The studies — based on...
This blog post features senior leadership from Health Share of Oregon who provide details about their efforts to mitigate issues that will affect their members due to COVID-19.
Individualized Management for Patient-Centered Targets (IMPaCT) is an intervention that employs community health workers to provide tailored social support to high-risk patients informed by patient...
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...
This Center for Health Care Strategies blog post describes key opportunities for the continued development of complex care best practices, gleaned from recent RCTs.
When designing alternate payment models such as accountable care organizations (ACOs) to improve care for vulnerable populations, it is important to understand the impact that social determinants of...
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...
Many different care management program models have been implemented for high-need, high-cost (HNHC) populations, with programs varying widely in their impact on patient outcomes and satisfaction and...