Diversified Business Planning for AAA Success: Healthcare Partnerships and Beyond

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR, CLICK HERE   As traditional sources of funding continue to stagnate or decrease, area agencies on aging (AAAs), especially those serving rural areas, are facing difficult challenges in maintaining programs and services. Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens, which operates in the rural Appalachian area of Virginia, has developed a strategic …

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Post-Hospital Respite Program Gives Frail Homeless Elders a Safe Place to Recover

This Aging and Disability Business Institute article features the inspiring story of Bay Area Community Services (BACS), a community-based organization (CBO) in Oakland, California that is leveraging its business acumen training to partner with a large health care system to provide critical post-hospital supports and services to homeless individuals, a particularly complex and difficult-to-engage patient …

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University Group Fosters Integrated Care Collaborations in New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (IOD) was invited by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the Administration on Community Living  to join the Trailblazer Learning Collaborative because of its designation as a University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD). Laura Davie, director, and Melissa …

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Taking Integrated Care Success to the Next Level: Statewide Innovation in Virginia

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE   The Eastern Virginia Care Transitions Partnership (EVCTP) is a unique formal collaborative of area agencies on aging, health systems, and clinical providers that served more than 25,000 Medicare patients through the federal Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP). The EVCTP used that formative experience to build statewide capacity to provide …

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NCQA LTSS Programs and Measurement Update: State Briefing

  REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE   NCQA is launching their fall state briefing series to share insight on programs supporting quality oversight activities. NCQA experts and guest speakers will provide a deep dive on various programs and share how states are using them to maximize quality expectations and streamline managed care processes. Join this …

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Three Questions to Ask Yourself to Drive Improvement

We live in a data driven age. It is estimated today that the volume of information available to humans doubles every twelve months. Technology makes it easier to capture and store information.  We have more information at our finger tips. What to buy, what to do, where to go: there’s probably an app for that.   CICOA Aging …

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HIPAA & HITECH Compliance for CBO-Healthcare Partnerships

  THIS WEBINAR HAS PASSED. TO ACCESS THE  SLIDES, CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE TRANSCRIPT,  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE HIPAA CHECKLIST, CLICK HERE   Compliance programming for federal and state regulations is a critical healthcare industry enterprise across the delivery system spectrum—from hospitals to Medicare Advantage plans to Federally Qualified Health Centers. Because the …

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VAAACares Receives 2017 The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award

Congratulations to VAAACARES for receiving The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award! The Business Innovation Award was established in 2016 to recognize Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) that pioneer bold strategies to partner with the health care system and deliver integrated care to older adults and people with disabilities in the community.   The Virginia Area …

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