By Mark Humowiecki, Senior Director, National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs If 2020 taught the field of complex care anything, it can be summed up in two words: speak up. While our field includes passionate advocates, we are best known for designing and operating interventions that address complex health and social needs. These...

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This report from the National Academy for State Health Policy and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health outlines the core, system-level components of high-quality care coordination for children and youth with complex care needs. The standards are designed to help state officials and other stakeholders develop and strengthen high-quality care coordination for children with the goal...

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By Mia Matthews, President/Executive Director, CHANs Promise Foundation; 2019-2020 National Consumer Scholar through the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs  I became an advocate for kids with complex medical needs after losing my daughter who was born with a host of medical complexities. Channing was a bright, growing toddler who went into respiratory...

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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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