7-Day Pledge: Partnering to reduce readmissions in Camden

While many efforts in healthcare seek to change patients’ behavior, the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers believes that the healthcare system itself needs to be redesigned based on patients’ needs. Our clinical redesign work does just that, creating new workflows and motivations that help patients get the care they require.

The clinical redesign brief series highlights our work in this area. This brief explains how we created the 7-Day Pledge program and shares some of the lessons from our work.

Cross-sector collaboration for vulnerable population reduces utilization and strengthens community partnerships
Adventist Health Clear Lake, a critical access hospital serving Lake County, CA, and the surrounding areas, provides medical care to people with complex…
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Putting all the pieces back: Lessons from a health care-led jail reentry pilot
Much like the subset of individuals we see in health care who are experiencing high hospital use, people also repeatedly cycle in and…
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Medications for addiction treatment: Providing best practice care in a primary care clinic
This best practices toolkit, published by the Camden Coalition’s National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs and co-authored by…
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Integrated Care In Action Podcast: Foundations Of Motivational Interviewing
Motivational interviewing is one of the cornerstones of the Camden Coalition's approach to care. Through this technique, our care team helps patients activate their own…
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Translating local innovation into statewide policy: Lessons from a medications for addiction treatment (MAT) prior authorization pilot in Camden, New Jersey
Between 2016 and 2017, New Jersey had the second highest increase in overdose deaths in the country. Improving access to medications for addiction…
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From siloed systems to ecosystem: The evolution of the Camden Coalition's complex care model
While discussions about the social determinants of health are featuring more prominently in the nation’s current health policy conversation, many organizations, like the Camden Coalition,…
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