By Moray Joslyn, Senior Director, Quality and Performance Improvement In the population health department, a care coordinator is speaking to a patient in Spanish. He describes the benefits of a home testing kit for colon cancer […]
By Luci Dehaan In a community where COVID-19 virus positivity rates were among the highest in the country, many welcomed the vaccine with open arms. But distribution of the vaccines didn’t happen by chance. Here’s a […]
A patient with congestive heart failure (CHF), who was recently discharged from a nursing home, was experiencing shortness of breath especially at night. He triggered an alert to a triage nurse specialist who called him and […]
By Steven Clark An exciting new concept in fitness arrives in the Bronx this spring when the 50,000 square foot SBH Health and Wellness Center opens. The new fitness center is the product of a partnership […]
Meaningful patient engagement has become a critical component of care as our healthcare system moves from a volume based, fee-for-service model to a value-based, capitation model.
People who are high utilizers of healthcare services account for a small percentage of the patient population. They often have significant physical, behavioral and social needs and find it challenging to navigate our complex healthcare system. It is not uncommon for patients to have experienced deep trauma including various forms of violence, poverty and abuse which make it difficult for them to engage in their own care.
By Luci DeHaan Five years ago, SBH embarked on an ambitious state-funded initiativeto transform the way health care is delivered to patients in our communities. SBH convened and led a network of 250 health and social […]