This report from Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) details the functionalities of nine different software platforms that enable healthcare organizations to more easily identify and refer patients to social service organizations. It includes a side-by-side comparison table and detailed profiles of the platforms’ features, as well as implementation lessons learned and recommendations from...

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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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