The Camden Core Model is the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers’ signature care management intervention. From 2014-2017, the Camden Coalition (which houses the National Center) partnered with researchers affiliated with J-PAL North America to conduct a randomized controlled trial (RCT) that would help us learn more about how our model affects patients’ hospital readmissions. The...

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As we wrote in the Blueprint for Complex Care, effective complex care must be equitable. This means addressing the consequences of poverty, racism, and other systemic issues by partnering with individuals with complex needs and their communities — both in identifying barriers and in developing solutions.  Two exciting initiatives, one a brand new startup in...

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Complex care providers are always on the lookout for better ways to engage patients and partners. The field is perpetually iterating to find creative approaches to close the gap between medicine, behavioral health, and social services that creates barriers to health and well-being for people with complex needs. Many interesting innovations in managing care, using...

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This guide from West Health Institute and the University of California, Irvine details how to implement a social needs screening and referral program for older patients into clinical practice. It is intended for primary care providers serving older patients, but can also be applied to other clinical settings such as emergency departments. The interactive guide...

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