Features David Labby, MD, health strategy advisor for Health Share of Oregon, who provides insights on the recently released report on Camden Coalition's randomized controlled trial on the Camden Core Model.
Looks at how the Keystone ACO partnership, serving residents of 41 primarily rural Pennsylvania counties as well as parts of New York, New Jersey and Maryland, is using community health workers to improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.
Many studies have highlighted the importance of effective interprofessional care teams to improve health outcomes for people with complex needs. But many programs do not take advantage of the special training of social workers to meet these needs on their primary health care teams.
It is relatively common knowledge among those that treat patients in a hospital setting that addiction-related issues are the number-one driver of extended length of stay, 30-day readmissions, and job-related dissatisfaction and burnout.
Addiction is a chronic neurobiological disorder that is predictable, identifiable, and treatable. Dr. Corey Waller explains why evidence-based treatment needs to be in hospitals, primary care, stand-alone rehabs, and throughout the ecosystem of health care.