By Anna Doubeni, Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of MedicineEducation Vice Chair of the complex care core competencies working group As the impact of both the COVID-19 pandemic and social injustice unfold around us and we struggle as a society to find our grounding, I am...

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By Kathleen Noonan, CEO, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers We write in sadness and with grave concern about what is happening in our country. Sadness because the protests we’ve seen are inevitable and necessary in the wake of centuries of structural racism, manifest most recently in incidents ranging from the threat against Christian Cooper as...

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This fact sheet from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) outlines considerations to guide health care organizations in meaningfully engaging patients and community members around designing and implementing a trauma-informed approach to care. Key considerations include: Incorporate patient and community member feedback early in the process Create a variety of outlets to solicit feedback...

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Safety net providers serve a substantial percentage of low-income individuals in the United States, many of whom have complex health and social needs including trauma, behavioral health conditions, and social determinant factors. As these individuals face serious medical illnesses and become eligible for palliative care, they may find that their care is misaligned with their...

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