This webinar featured Blueprint authors from the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, the Center for Health Care Strategies, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Presenters outlined the goals of the Blueprint, discussed how it was developed, described recommendations for building the complex care field, and shared opportunities to get involved. Two experts in the field provided ground-level perspectives on the Blueprint’s recommendations.
We all know that getting medical care is a key component to being healthy, and that being able to get to medical appointments is a key component to receiving medical care. However, each year, almost 4 million individuals miss medical appointments due to transportation issues, such as lack of vehicle access, lack of reliable or accessible public transportation or transportation costs.