Given that a growing number of health care delivery organizations are taking on increased financial responsibility for their patients’ health outcomes, it is important to better understand how to improve the quality of care for high-need, high-cost patients and best use health care resources.
Evidence in Action
Expert Perspectives on Research, Policy, and Serving the Public Good
Targeted Treatment: Addressing the Complex Needs of High-Need, High-Cost PatientsJan 16, 2019Dana Jean-Baptiste
Coaching: Helping Low-Income People Find and Keep JobsJan 15, 2019Sheena McConnell
Some state and local human services and employment agencies believe they have found a way to help clients overcome obstacles that might otherwise lead to prolonged reliance on public benefits. Instead of telling someone what she’s required to do to keep benefits, a coach acts as an ally and mentor.
Finding New Ways to Listen to What the Evidence Tells UsJan 10, 2019Joe Baker, Amanda Lechner, Michael Cavanaugh, Ananya Khan
Through a culturally responsive approach that includes methods informed by community-based participatory research, we work with tribal communities as full and equal partners in designing studies; collecting data; and analyzing, disseminating, and applying results.
A Chance to Rethink Health CareJan 08, 2019Lauren McDevitt
How might three of the nation’s largest private-sector employers pioneer long-overdue changes to health care? The move itself indicates that the partners are confident they can disrupt the status quo and create a new ecosystem of care for their employees.
Advancing the Field: Improving Education and Compensation for Early Childhood Education TeachersJan 08, 2019Katherine Niland, Nikki Aikens
Practitioners, policymakers, and researchers agree that high quality early care and education (ECE) can support positive child outcomes, but depends on providers who are knowledgeable and adequately compensated.