Written by members of the Vaccine Equity Cooperative and Community-based Workforce Alliance, this blog piece amplifies lessons learned from our nation’s pandemic response with the ...
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Drawing on key learnings from our collaborative and community information exchange projects, this white paper provides a starting point for healthcare institutions to address power imbalances in healthcare payment structures, build a more equitable, community-centered reimbursement, funding and incentive systems, and shift resources to include upstream, preventive interventions.
Many organizations responding to COVID-19 are wisely investigating federal and state assistance programs that will support their work and missions during this unprecedented time. However, the pathway to securing this type of disaster funding is often unclear, and the influx of information can be overwhelming. To help out, we’ve summarized the opportunities for organizations looking to secure disaster funding.
Can Hospitals and Clinics Spread Social Health Integration Faster and Better? Results of an 18-Month Collaborative Says They Can.
We set out to explore and understand how to both improve and spread these existing pilots – operationally and financially. Two years later, we’ve reached the end of the Collaborative to Advance Social Health Integration (CASHI), a community of 21 innovative primary care teams and community partners across the country committed to increasing the number of people who have the essential resources they need to be healthy.
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The Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle is a framework for testing and implementing changes on a small scale - and is highly applicable and relevant to social health integration.
This issues brief from FamiliesUSA details several ways organizations can use Medicaid managed care dollars to support community health workers and similar roles. Understanding the funding streams that are applicable to your program — and how to access them — is critical to sustaining programs that tackle disparities and improve community health.