Effect of a Comprehensive Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Intervention in Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Evaluation of a National Care Coordination Program to Reduce Utilization Among High-Cost, High-Need Medicaid Beneficiaries with Diabetes
Improving Care for High-Need, High-Cost Patients: The View from a Community Health Worker and a Social Worker
In this blog post, a community health worker and social worker from CareMore Health share their perspective on the importance of their roles in lowering costs and improving outcomes for high-need patients.
The Effects of an Enhanced Primary Care Model for Patients with Serious Mental Illness on Emergency Department Utilization
This blog post highlights opportunities for providers to implement medications for addiction treatment programs during COVID-19.
Play: Implementing a Harm Reduction Approach to Medications for Addiction Treatment in Outpatient Settings
Medications for addiction treatment (MAT) is an effective tool for the treatment of opioid use disorder. MAT providers are increasingly embracing harm reduction strategies in their clinical practice in order to expand access to MAT and further improve patients’ quality of life. Harm reduction is a set of principles and strategies that seek to minimize the risks associated with drug use, including: Health and dignity of people who use drugs. Participant-centered services. Participant involvement in the programs and policies that serve the community. Participant autonomy. Consideration of...
This blog post describes how two health plans — Anthem, Inc. and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield —organizations introduced a palliative care measure into their hospital value-based payment programs, which has led to significant improvements in access to palliative care for their seriously ill members.