Authentic consumer partnerships have the potential to build trust, foster equity and inclusion, support community health and well-being, and improve health outcomes. However, creating these authentic partnerships requires a significant change of practice from most organizations to ensure that partnerships with consumers are mutually beneficial.  

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While behavioral health concerns are common among individuals with complex health and social needs, existing behavioral health outcome measures may not be appropriate for use in complex care programs. Fulbright Fellow from McMaster University, Cara Evans, in partnership with Jason Turi, Camden Coalition Director of Field Building & Resources, and Rebecca Sax, former Camden Coalition...

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Cross-sector collaboration is recognized as an important step in improving health equity and addressing the collective challenges facing healthcare, the social sector, and public health organizations at the community level. However, different sectors and community stakeholders continue to operate under siloed cultural, operational, and funding structures and contexts.  We explored how different organizations and community...

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Complex care is a growing field that seeks to improve health and well-being for people with complex health and social needs — those with multiple medical, behavioral health, and social needs that intersect to drive poor health and well-being outcomes. For over five years, a diverse and growing community of providers, payers, consumers, policymakers, researchers,...

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