A consensus study report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)’s Committee on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation’s Health. The committee was convened by NASEM to examine the potential for integrating social care services into the delivery of health care with the ultimate...

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This online brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Peterson Center on Healthcare’s Health System Tracker takes a closer look at the amounts and types of health spending for people with employer-based health insurance who have continuing high health care spending (for three consecutive years).  The analysis includes data on what types of care people with persistently high spending are...

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This policy brief from the Penn Center for Community Health Workers, home of the IMPaCT community health worker (CHW) model, was developed from a workshop presentation at Putting Care at the Center 2018. The brief highlights financing and policy strategies – including value-based payments, program accreditation, and incentives to implement solutions correlated with high-quality programs...

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This brief from Alameda County Care Connect and Bright Research Group details lessons and best practices learned from a pilot complex care intervention for high utilizers of psychiatric emergency services in Alameda County. The pilot convened monthly case conferences with a diverse group of providers from the psychiatric emergency system, County Health Care Service Agency,...

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