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About the Camden Coalition

We are a multidisciplinary nonprofit working to improve care for people with complex health and social needs in Camden, NJ, and across the country. The Camden Coalition works to advance the field of complex care by implementing person-centered programs and piloting new models that address chronic illness and social barriers to health and well-being. Supported by a robust data infrastructure, cross-sector convening, and shared learning, our community-based programs deliver better care to the most vulnerable individuals in Camden and regionally.

Through our National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs (National Center), an initiative of the Camden Coalition, we connect complex care practitioners with each other and support the field with tools and resources that move complex care forward. The National Center’s founding sponsors are the Atlantic Philanthropies, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and AARP.

 

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Recent press releases

  • The Camden Coalition celebrates 20 years with breakfast event

    2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the Camden Coalition as a multidisciplinary nonprofit dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals with complex health and social needs. To mark the occasion, the organization is hosting a breakfast in Camden for its city, county, and state partners.

  • Camden Coalition receives support from state to continue Housing First program and its work as a RHH

    Through initiatives designated in the state’s 2022 Fiscal Year Budget, the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers will receive over $1M in funding to support its Housing First initiative and its work as a Regional Health Hub in South Jersey.

  • Camden Core Model highlighted in new National Academy of Medicine report

    Camden Coalition’s multidisciplinary Camden Core Model highlighted in new National Academy of Medicine report on the future of nursing as “an exemplar of the kind of multidisciplinary, multisector efforts that will be necessary to address the complex needs of individuals and communities, and make a lasting impact by eliminating health disparities, with the goal of achieving health equity.”

  • New study shows importance of looking beyond healthcare to serve people with complex needs

    Study published in the New England Journal of Medicine evaluates impact of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers’ care management program on hospital readmissions.

  • Regional Health Hubs established in New Jersey to improve population health

    Organizations in Camden, Trenton, Newark, and Paterson will bring together cross-sector partners and data to further state health priorities.

  • Camden Coalition partners with Regional One Health to bring national conference to Memphis, TN

    The National Center for Complex and Social Needs, an initiative of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, will host its 4th annual Putting Care at the Center Conference November 13th - 15th in Memphis, TN at the Peabody Memphis Hotel.

  • Camden Coalition names Dr. Jubril Oyeyemi as new Medical Director

    The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers announced the selection of Dr. Jubril Oyeyemi as Medical Director to support the organization’s care coordination and pilot interventions for patients with complex health and social needs.

  • NJ FY 2020 budget renews Housing First support & recognizes Camden Coalition as Regional Health Hub

    By including the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers' Housing First Program and the Regional Health Hub model in the FY 2020 budget, New Jersey leaders take an important step toward better health outcomes across the state.

  • New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute report highlights Regional Health Hub model

    New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute highlights the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers and three other regional collaboratives across New Jersey as examples of this model in practice

  • Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers included in Governor's FY2020 proposed budget

    Governor Murphy’s budget book is a reflection of the administration’s strategic direction and focus areas, and includes many of the priorities of the Camden Coalition

  • New article shows the importance of primary care in reducing hospital readmissions

    Primary care community unites to provide seven-day follow up appointments for hospitalized patients in Camden, reducing avoidable readmissions

  • New research reveals the prevalence of behavioral health and social needs

    Camden Coalition analysis of behavioral health needs among individuals with patterns of high hospital utilization published in BMC Health Services Research.

  • National conference on complex care brings together stakeholders furthering the field

    Healthcare innovation leaders release the Blueprint for Complex Care at third annual "Putting Care at the Center" conference in Chicago

Video: A Coalition of the Willing

A Coalition of the Willing explores the successes and struggles among care teams from the Camden Coalition, Partners Healthcare, Health Quality Partners, and others, as they discover new methods to make healthcare sustainable while serving the most complex patients in their communities.

Video: FRONTLINE - Doctor Hotspot

Atul Gawande reports on Camden Coalition founder Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, who seeks out the community's sickest — and most expensive — patients.

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