Business Case Brief: Beyond Screening & Referral Pilots
Healthcare organizations often face hurdles in developing essential resource initiatives — programs that address food, housing or other needs — that are integrated into a ‘whole-person’ approach to care delivery. As in any significant change management effort, defining a clear value proposition, or ‘business case,’ among key stakeholders is critical to turning these challenges into opportunities — and acquire the sustainable funding needed to spread essential resource efforts beyond isolated screening and referral pilots.
This Business Case Brief offers insight into:
- Challenges and opportunities for healthcare delivery organizations to develop and spread essential resource initiatives that are integrated into a “whole-person” approach to care delivery
- Six core elements of establishing the business justification to acquire sustainable funding for essential resource program integration
- Approaches healthcare organizations have used to make this ‘business case’ with key stakeholders to spread these efforts beyond isolated screening and referral pilots