Lorie Martin

February 4, 2020

Over the last month, many in the complex care field have been abuzz about the release of the randomized controlled trial (RCT) study for the nationally recognized Camden Core Model. While the study results were not positive in terms of reducing six-month readmission rates for a very high-need subset of patients, the findings highlight critical opportunities for improving care management interventions that target highly medically and socially complex populations.

This Better Care Playbook blog post highlights a recent conversation with David Labby, MD, PhD, health strategy advisor for Health Share of Oregon, long-time innovator of care improvements for vulnerable populations, and advisory group member for CHCS’ Advancing Integrated Models initiative and the Better Care Playbook. Dr. Labby shared valuable insights on the implications of the Camden Coalition’s RCT results.

Read the blog post at BetterCarePlaybook.org »

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