Building Age-Friendly Health Systems, One Community at a Time

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In America’s current health system, older adults regularly experience inappropriate care and a lack of attendance to their wishes. To address this problem, The John A. Hartford Foundation and its partners are implementing the Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS) initiative. An Age-Friendly Health System is one in which every older adult …

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Sustainably Financing Community Health: Where to Look, When to Pursue, and How to Access Different Sources of Capital – Part Two

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Join All In: Data for Community Health for the first of a two-part webinar series covering sustainable financing, alternative payment models, and tools to help you think about and take steps towards sustaining your multi-sector community work. Speakers will discuss a range of key questions and alternative models intended to …

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The Evolution of CBO Contracts with Health Care Organizations: 2018 RFI Survey Results

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Join the Business Institute and the Scripps Gerontology Center for the release of brand-new data on contracting between community-based organizations (CBOs) and health care entities. Last year, the Business Institute’s Request for Information (RFI) survey found that aging and disability CBOs across the country are partnering with health care payers and …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Selects Participants for Health Information Technology Learning Collaborative

We are excited to announce that we have selected ten community-based organizations and networks that will take part in a Health Information Technology Learning Collaborative (HITLC). The need for community-based organizations (CBOs) to be well-versed in technology is growing, particularly as more and more of them diversify their funding sources by developing innovative partnerships with …

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Preparing Community-Based Organization Leadership Teams to Tackle Health Information Technology (HIT) Challenges

From enhanced interactions with older adults and their caregivers to sharing data via health information exchanges, technology is changing how community-based organizations (CBOs) provide supports and services to their clients. The Aging and Disability Business Institute (Business Institute) aims to ensure that CBOs have tools and resources they can use to put today’s innovations to …

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Understanding the Incentives and Strategies for Health Systems to Engage in Cross-Sector Partnerships

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Cross-sector partnerships between healthcare and community-based organizations (CBO) continue to show promise as an effective strategy for improving the population’s health and well-being. Increasingly, hospitals and health systems recognize such partnerships as a strategy for addressing operational, clinical and financial challenges. This web seminar will explore how health systems approach cross-sector …

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Resources for Integrated Care Webinar: Person-Centered Approaches to Support People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Person-centered care is consistent with the values, needs, and desires of individuals and is achieved when providers and health plans involve individuals in discussions and decisions. A person-centered approach to healthcare and community-based services has potential to improve the quality of care, reduce costs, and address social determinants of health to …

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Ensuring Health Systems Become Age-Friendly

  An exciting, long-overdue and much needed movement is underway to close current gaps and failures in health care for older adults so that it better meets our needs as we age. The Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative, conceptualized in 2015 and launched in 2017, has sparked innovation and improvement across the country and presents a …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Launches New Request for Information Survey on CBO-Health Care Partnerships

With your help, we learned in our 2017 Request for Information Survey that aging and disability community-based organizations (CBOs) * across the country are partnering with health care payers and providers to address social and behavioral determinants of health. With our partners at Scripps Gerontology Center, we reported our findings in a brief report and …

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