Health System Leader Resources

ECHO Care is a complex care intervention pilot that integrated the Project ECHO model, which links primary care practitioners virtually with specialists, with outpatient intensivist teams (OITs) in...
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...
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...
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...
Adults experiencing homelessness have high levels of health care needs, including those related to mental health and substance use disorders, and are more likely to visit the emergency department (ED)...
Care coordination programs for individuals with multiple chronic conditions and unmet social needs can be operationally complex, but little research has been done on staff effort within these programs...
Adventist Health Clear Lake, a health system in rural California, initiated a cross-sector collaboration between rural service providers and community agencies to more effectively address the needs of...
A majority of mature accountable care organizations (ACOs) segment their high-need, high-cost (HNHC) population into smaller subgroups to better identify those with similar needs, employing a range of...
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...
Incorporating patient self-reported data may allow health systems to more effectively identify specific groups of older adults with unique needs, thereby helping to inform the development of patient...
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...
Providing supportive housing for individuals experiencing homelessness who are identified as active substance users resulted in lower rates of SUD-related ED visits and hospitalizations compared to...