Participants Chosen for Medicare Advantage and Network Operations Learning Collaboratives

Over the next six months, participants of the Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative will be engaged in a curriculum that will provide them with knowledge and skills to pursue partnerships and contracts with Medicare Advantage plans for delivery of home and community-based services (HCBS). The Network Operations Learning Collaborative will, over the next six months, engage …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Learning Collaborative Capstone Meeting

The Aging and Disability Business Institute recently brought together participants from its three most recent learning collaboratives at an in-person meeting where they shared insights on their experiences and the knowledge they gained in the areas of health IT, new opportunities in Medicare Advantage and expanding their successful partnerships with health care. Held over the …

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Aging and Disability Business Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Medicare Advantage Learning Collaborative

The Aging and Disability Business Institute at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the National Council on Aging are excited to announce a call for applications for aging and disability community-based organizations and networks to participate in a learning collaborative focused on building the knowledge and skills needed to successfully pursue …

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Building a Foundation for Health Care and Community-Based Organizations Partnerships

In recent years, the impact of the social determinants of health on an individual’s health and well-being has moved to the forefront of attention for many in the health care sector. The Social determinants of health include the social, economic and environmental factors that take place outside of typical health care settings and include access …

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Tools to Accelerate Cross-Sector Partnership Development

Cross-sector partnerships can be a powerful way to improve health care for older adults and people living with disabilities—and they demonstrate the extraordinary potential that can result for both health care systems and hospitals. Yet, without the right tools and information, these partnerships can be difficult to build and sustain. As a part of the …

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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 attention 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 receives the …

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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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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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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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