Understand the Business Environment and Your Place Within It

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. All organizations need to adapt to changing environments in order to thrive. Community-based organizations (CBOs) serving people with disabilities may need to grow due to demand, they may need to become more efficient due to rising costs, or they may need to adjust to a new payer system. Simply put, …

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Adapting to the Environment: How One Organization Maximized Opportunity

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Trends change. Keeping an eye on changes in the business environment can help community based organizations (CBOs) identify ways to expand their businesses, modify their practices or meet new and enhanced outcomes for the people they serve. In 2017, Community Options Enterprises, a subsidiary of Community Options, a national non-profit organization, …

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Nominations for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2018 Business Innovation Award Open until June 11!

There is growing evidence showing that the majority of health care costs are driven by factors outside of the clinical environment, including the social determinants of health—such as food security, housing instability and quality, and utility and transportation access. Additional evidence shows that functional limitations are associated with higher Medicare costs. Together, these factors have created new incentives …

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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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Local CBO Learns to Balance its Mission with Business Acumen

The San Francisco Institute on Aging (IOA) began  in 1985 as a nonprofit providing multiple services to older adults, and is best known for its Friendship Line, a volunteer-staffed suicide prevention hotline serving older adults.  With federal funding for discretionary programs on the decline, IOA has pursued additional opportunities in demonstrating the value of these …

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A Right-Minded Partnership Focuses on Healing in Community

This Aging and Disability Business Institute article highlights the enduring relationship between Senior’s Resource Center (SRC) and the Lutheran Medical Center. These Denver, Colo. based centers initiated a pilot partnership that sought out to help older adults suffering from chronic heart failure, avoid hospital readmissions, and to transition successfully back to their communities. The pilot …

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Five Key Factors for Successful Health Care & CBO Partnerships

The increasing prevalence of value-based arrangements places providers at risk for not only cost, but also quality and outcomes. This movement from paying for activity to paying for results has forced providers in value-based arrangements to carefully consider factors such as cost, access, quality, care delivery efficacy and coordination throughout the entire continuum. With some …

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