Health systems have applied many innovative new strategies for improving quality and reducing costs when it comes to care for high-need, high-cost patients, who typically have multiple chronic conditions. Which of these innovations show promise, and what can we learn from them?
This briefing defines who high-need, high-cost patients are, discusses the importance of this population to health system transformation, presents current data on this population, and emphasizes the core elements of successful interventions.
Karen Davis, director, Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Katherine Hayes, director of health policy, Bipartisan Policy Center
Peter Boling, director of geriatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Marilyn Serafini of Alliance for Health Reform and Melinda Abrams of The Commonwealth Fund will moderate.
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The Alliance for Health Reform gratefully acknowledges the support of The Commonwealth Fund for this event.
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