Across the County of Los Angeles, the homeless population has soared 23% over last year, totaling an estimated 58,000 people. According to the county's annual homeless count, one in four homeless people are “sheltered” in an emergency shelter or longer-term transitional program, and three in four homeless people live on the street.
There is some truly admirable healthcare redesign happening in New Jersey. I recently attended the 3rd Annual Good Care Collaborative Conference in Trenton, NJ – an educational event dedicated to solving the challenges of the state’s Medicaid population through community collaboration and idea sharing. While listening to a panel discussion titled “NJ Policy Recommendations to Advance Complex Care,” one panelist shared something that truly resonated with me. Marilyn Mock, Director of Social Services from Fair Share Housing Development said, “We have to be careful with our language and using terms like vulnerable” when describing Medicaid populations. Instead, she chooses to use the term “marginalized.”
The meaning of the term “savings” for an ACO continues to generate some confusion. There are actually a few ways to measure savings, and the concepts can be surprisingly challenging. It doesn’t help that the evidence base for these savings concepts is still emerging. This leads some people to question why should we continue the ACO experiment. A new blog article on Health Affairs explains why ACOs still deserve a shot.
At HUBweek’s Healthcare Redesign Collaborative, come and explore the crossroads of cutting-edge clinical practice, insurance innovation, and the digital patient experience. We're thrilled to announce our new panelist, Liz McCarthy from the Alzheimer's Association of MA/NH!
At HUBweek’s Healthcare Redesign Collaborative, come and explore the crossroads of cutting-edge clinical practice, insurance innovation, and the digital patient experience. Join us for a can't-miss Keynote Address and impressive Panel Discussion!
As Boston's annual ideas festival, HUBweek convenes thousands of people across the city to explore the future being built at the intersections of art, science, and technology. Explore the most compelling healthcare experiences you'll find at HUBweek below.
The RCHN Community Health Foundation seeks to identify and support a representative and committed group of health center grantees and partners that are planning or are engaged in local or state initiatives to engage in “health neighborhoods” that support systems for population health management, while also addressing local, upstream causes of health disparities. Community health centers, designated look-alikes and primary care associations are eligible to apply for this award. FUNDING | The Foundation expects to fund five awards under this program, with an approximate amount of $125,000 per award. DEADLINE | Letters of Interest are due 5:00 pm eastern time on Monday, July 24, 2017. Selected applicants will be invited to complete a full proposal. Award announcements are expected to be made in mid-October 2017.