Community health centers have long incorporated social correlates of health into their work, and this report from the Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) and the Center for Care Innovations lays out ways in which community health center innovators initiate and sustain social care programs, as well as the many barriers they face in...

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This fact sheet from the National Center for Medical Legal Partnership, MLPB, the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, and PennMedicine Lancaster General Health captures learnings from a medical-legal partnership pre-conference held at our annual conference, Putting Care at the Center, in December 2018. It describes five complex care settings, including the Camden Coalition...

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This evaluation of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers’ 7-Day Pledge program, published in JAMA Network Open, shows that rapid connection to primary care after hospital discharge can help avoid readmission. Patients who had primary care appointments within seven days of hospital discharge had significantly lower numbers of 30- and 90-day hospital readmissions. Below, find...

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This report, authored by researchers from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and supported by The Commonwealth Fund, The John A Hartford Foundation, Milbank Memorial Fund, Peterson Center on Healthcare, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and The SCAN Foundation, provides an overview of strategies employed by accountable care organizations (ACOs) across the...

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