This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) explores how lay health workers — individuals with lived experience who are hired to support patient needs — are playing a key role in the health care system, in California and around the country. It highlights examples of the value that community health workers and...

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This video series from the Center for Care Innovations takes viewers on a set of “virtual site visits” to organizations around the country with innovative programs for population health management. The series highlights: Chapa-De Indian Health, which introduced a new scheduling method that improved care Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics, which integrated registered nurses as panel...

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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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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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