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“More Than Just Giving Them a Piece of Paper”: Interviews with Primary Care on Social Needs Referrals to Community-Based Organizations
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“More Than Just Giving Them a Piece of Paper”: Interviews with Primary Care on Social Needs Referrals to Community-Based Organizations

SIREN (Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network)
04.14.2022
This publication characterizes referrals to community-based organizations by primary care practices, which are increasingly being used by healthcare organizations to invest in social care.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
Rethinking Value: Perspectives on the Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboratives Serving Populations with Complex Health and Social Needs
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Rethinking Value: Perspectives on the Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboratives Serving Populations with Complex Health and Social Needs

National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs
02.14.2022
This brief explores how different organizations and community members define and measure the value of cross-sector collaboration by convening key informant focus groups with organizations and also with affiliated community members involved in cross-sector efforts.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
Study Finds Room to Boost Maternal and Child Health Participation in Health Impact Assessments
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Study Finds Room to Boost Maternal and Child Health Participation in Health Impact Assessments

Aligning Systems for Health (Georgia Health Policy Center)
01.24.2022
This publication exmaines a study showing how health impact assessments provide an action-oriented framework for maternal and child healthcare professionals to become involved in cross-sector collaboration to improve health equity.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022
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The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
01.2022
This publication outlines trends that impacted the field of complex care on the national level in 2021.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies
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Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies

State Health and Value Strategies
11.24.2021
This issue brief explores opportunities for state Medicaid agencies to implement performance measures with contracted entities that could strengthen their growing interest in social care and highlights several barriers to those applications.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Services
Applying the Aligning in Crisis Principles
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Applying the Aligning in Crisis Principles

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
11.04.2021
These briefs present principles and practical questions that government agencies and local fiscal intermediaries, like local wellness funds and health-oriented community collaboratives, can use to guide planning for use of COVID-19 recovery funds.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Exploring Consumer Engagement Experiences
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Exploring Consumer Engagement Experiences

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
04.2021
This report provides insight and guidance for how complex care organizations—and others—can and should build authentic and mutually beneficial partnerships with their consumer stakeholders.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
Aligning Up Close: A Community’s Response to a Pandemic
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Aligning Up Close: A Community’s Response to a Pandemic

Aligning Systems for Health
02.18.2021
This case study highlights how Elevate Health, an Accountable Communities of Health organization in Pierce County, Washington, partnered with clinical services, social services, and public health to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Complex Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Community Health Workers and Peers are Essential to Counties’ COVID-19 Response
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Community Health Workers and Peers are Essential to Counties’ COVID-19 Response

National Center for Complex Care & Social Needs
2021
This blog features how community care workers and peers from Whole Person Care pilots in Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, and Ventura, California, are helping those most vulnerable to COVID-19 stay healthy and safe.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
The State of the Field of Complex Care
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The State of the Field of Complex Care

National Center for Complex Care & Social Needs
01.2021
This brief highlights recent trends in the field of complex care, amidst a year of hardship, sacrifice, and loss, but also resilience, ingenuity, perseverance, and teamwork.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs