Building and Financing Sustainable Partnerships between Health Care and Community-Based Organizations

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In a newly released report that Meals on Wheels America prepared with Quantified Ventures, and supported by Nonprofit Finance Fund, Effective Partnerships Between Community-Based Organizations and Healthcare: A Possible Path to Sustainability, describes a first-in-kind attempt to develop a Pay for Success project between a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan and Meals …

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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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Older Adults and Social Engagement: A National Strategy Discussion

REGISTER FOR THIS LIVE-STREAM HERE. Research has shown that social isolation can be harmful to the health and well-being of older adults. In fact, its effects have been compared to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults aims to reduce social isolation by developing tools and resources that …

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Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Connecting People with Complex Needs to Community Resources

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Complex care providers are increasingly aware of the social and environmental factors that contribute to poor health outcomes. In response, many providers are finding ways to address identified non-medical needs by establishing connections to an array of community resources (e.g., food banks, employment services). This webinar will feature speakers from AccessHealth Spartanburg in …

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The AIMS Model: An Approach to Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE   Although a growing body of research suggests that social determinants of health—social, functional, environmental, cultural and psychological factors—are intricately linked to health and wellness, our fragmented medical and social services are underequipped to address these needs. The Ambulatory Integration of the Medical and Social (AIMS) model—developed by the Center …

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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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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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