Tools to Accelerate Cross-Sector Partnership Development

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Please join us on September 19 to preview four tools designed to help Community-Based Organizations (CBO) accelerate cross-sector partnership development efforts. As part of a learning collaborative established by the Aging and Disability Institute (ADBI) to develop multiple approaches that will advance integration between CBOs and health care organizations, four tools …

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How Partners in Care Foundation Leverages a Large-Scale CBO Network to Improve Health Outcomes for One of California’s Largest Health Plans

In this Success Story, learn how the Partners in Care Foundation (PICF) found success in partnering with California’s health care sector and pioneering cross-sector partnerships through a medical-social integrated model of care.   How Partners in Care Foundation Leverages a Large-Scale CBO Network to Improve Health Outcomes for One of California’s Largest Health Plans …

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Minnesota/South Dakota Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services Program – A long standing partnership

  In this new era of value-based care, which places an increasing emphasis on person-centered service delivery and interdisciplinary care teams, community-based organizations (CBOs) in the Aging and Disability Networks can come together to leverage strengths and serve as strong partners to health care entities’ integrated care programs. An example of this kind of synergy …

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Building Partnerships with Primary Care to Become a Hub for Service Delivery for Older Adults in Our Community

This blog entry describes a care model that community-based organizations (CBOs) working as part of the Aging Network can implement when partnering with local primary care providers.   The last decade has seen health systems move toward payment reforms that incentivize outcomes. There has also been a substantial growth in Medicaid managed care across the …

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National Academy of Medicine Explores Integration of Social and Health Services

The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative (CCDmIC) recently brought together leading experts to discuss an issue that is rapidly gaining traction as a powerful new direction in American health care: the integration of clinical and social services to meet the goals and needs of individuals coping with complex care …

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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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More Than Just a Partnership: Why a Hospital and a Community-Based Organization Joined Together to Provide Population Health

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE   Peninsula Regional Medical Center and MAC, Inc., (Maintaining Active Citizens) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and its Living Well Center of Excellence provide support for patients ready to return home through home- and community-based programs and services—to help reduce hospital readmissions. This web seminar will describe the value this …

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Working Together To Build A Network: MCO and CBO Collaboration in Arizona

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE   In the elusive quest to achieve the Triple Aim of improved care, better health and lower costs, it is becoming increasingly evident that strategic partnerships between the healthcare sector and community-based organizations (CBO) are an especially promising practice that can move the needle on care and cost challenges. In …

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Transportation Undergirds Health Care

In any given year, 3.6 million individuals miss or delay medical appointments due to a lack of available and affordable transportation.[i] For individuals with chronic health care needs, such as cancer or kidney failure, not having access to transportation to go to the doctor or clinic can result in re-hospitalization, nursing home placement…even death. Furthermore, …

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Ability360: Fostering Growth, While Preserving a Service Culture of Dignity and Respect

For over 30 years, Ability360, Arizona’s largest independent living center, based out of Phoenix, has offered and promoted programs designed to empower people with disabilities to take personal responsibility so that they may achieve or continue independent lifestyles within the community. Over the years, Ability360 has been proactive about strategically positioning itself to pursue, and ultimately …

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