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, have been working for years to understand and address this intersection. In the spirit of reflection and continuous learning, we thought it was time to share the story of the Camden Coalition’s 15-plus years developing a care model that is centered around both health and social complexity. In this piece, we describe the phases of our model as we addressed challenges and tested new solutions. We hope it encourages others to start, continue, persist, or expand this work.

Lessons from pharmacists about opioid overdose prevention efforts
As New Jersey continues to invest in solutions to treat opioid dependence and prevent overdose deaths, the Camden Coalition is working locally to…
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Pharmacist helps elderly patient with medications
Identified student homelessness in Camden City schools: 2014-15 through 2018-19
Homelessness is a growing problem throughout the nation, and school-aged children are no exception: over 1.5 million students were identified by their school…
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Young children shown from the waist down stand in a line shoulder to shoulder
Responding to COVID-19 by adapting MAT services in outpatient settings
As medications for addiction treatment (MAT) have become increasingly essential tools for reducing overdose deaths, primary care providers have begun prescribing MAT in…
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Camden Coalition COVID-19 resources
Due to the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic, our staff have had to very quickly adapt a high-touch care management model to…
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Building strong ecosystems: The Camden Coalition’s 2019 annual report
The Camden Coalition serves individuals facing complex challenges, and effectively addressing those challenges cannot be accomplished by a single organization or sector. That’s why in…
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Healthy eating and active living community assessment
As part of a grant from the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network, the Camden Coalition partnered with six faith-based organizations to conduct a community assessment…
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