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How Community-Based Organizations Can Support Value-Driven Health Care

Cross-posted from HealthAffairsBlog
By Anand Parekh, MD, MPH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Robert Schreiber, MD, Hebrew SeniorLife

As our health care system transforms more quickly than ever from paying for volume to paying for value, providers have strong incentives to ensure that their patients’ care plans are reinforced and supported outside the clinical setting in people’s homes and communities. Continue reading

Caregiver Action Network

This website provides resources and information about caregiving, in addition to volunteer opportunities.

Assisted Living Consumer Guide

Source: Executive Office of Elder Affairs

The Assisted Living in Massachusetts: A Consumer’s Guide contains information about choosing an assisted living facility in Massachusetts.

Boston ElderInfo – Home Modification Resources

Source: Boston ElderInfo

Boston ElderInfo’s Home Modification & Assistive Technology Financial Resources Guide for Suffolk County provides information on home modification and financial resources.

Community Care Transitions Program

Program Description: The purpose of this program is to help support a patient’s transition out of an institutional setting to living in the community, and avoid costly readmissions because patients were not “ready” or prepared to manage their health care needs at home.

Learn More: Healthy Living Center of Excellence, www.healthyliving4me.org/programs/