Integrating Clinical and Community Service Delivery

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar will provide details and insights from an Area Agency on Aging’s (AAA) experience managing the CMS Innovation Center’s Accountable Health Communities (AHC) model. The Denver Regional Council of Governments is the only AAA in the country to manage an AHC, a model designed to 1) bridge the divide between …

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Health Care Contracting in the Age of COVID-19

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. As never before, COVID-19 starkly demonstrates that health and prevention happen in the community. Organizations with close ties to vulnerable populations, at the neighborhood level, have an opportunity to prove the value of social health interventions to health care partners. This web seminar will explore real-world examples of contracts between community-based …

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Integrating Health and Social Care to Improve the Nation’s Health: An Interdisciplinary Committee’s Consensus Findings and Recommendations

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Consistent and compelling evidence demonstrates strong associations between social risk factors and health outcomes, leading to a growing number of healthcare payment and practice innovations related to identifying and addressing patients’ social needs, alongside traditional medical care—and often partnering with community-based organizations (CBO) to address individual and family needs. In 2018, …

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Navigating Obstacles in Cross-Sector Partnership Development: The Camarillo Health Care District Story

In this Partnership Profile, learn how the Camarillo Health Care District, one of the two runners-up for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2019 Business Innovation Award, navigated the challenging landscape of cross-sector partnerships and succeeded in improving health outcomes among older adults in its community.   Navigating Obstacles in Cross-Sector Partnership Development: The Camarillo Health Care …

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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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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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