This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) explores obstacles faced by rural and frontier health care organizations in providing complex care, including: workforce shortages, unique “rural” social determinants of health, and the self-sufficient character of many community members. It includes examples of rural communities that are enhancing complex care delivery through workforce...

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This policy brief from CSH provides an overview of rural homelessness as well as ways that health centers can address rural homelessness in their communities. These strategies include partnering with local providers, screening for homelessness and housing instability, and participating in coordinated entry. Read the brief

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This report from Community Catalyst’s Center for Consumer Engagement in Healthcare Innovation highlights examples of how consumers with complex health and social needs, organized and supported by the Center’s state and local advocacy partners, have shaped policy and practice in delivery reform initiatives. It also provides a framework for understanding consumer impact, including process impacts,...

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This report from the National Interoperability Collaborative, a joint project of Stewards of Change Institute and AcademyHealth, provides an overview of the technology behind emerging multi-sector initiatives is geared toward those who are beginning social determinants work, preparing to scale up existing programs, or looking for new partners. It highlights some of the leading initiatives...

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