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.

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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Healthcare hotspotting: A randomized, controlled trial

The Camden Core Model is the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers’ signature care management intervention. As a learning organization, we iterate…

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Results and lessons from the Camden Coalition’s randomized controlled trial

From 2014-2017, the Camden Coalition partnered with researchers affiliated with J-PAL North America to conduct a randomized controlled trial to investigate how…

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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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