Article Archive: Health Care Delivery

Part of the Scanning the Horizons: Issue Briefs collection, this guide discusses patient-centered medical homes (PCMH). Currently, there is no official list of requirements for a practice to be designated as a PCMH. Many variations on the model continue to evolve. However, all are designed with the intention of reducing
disproportionately high health care costs and improving patients’
health outcomes.

Part of the Scanning the Horizons: Issue Briefs collection, this guide discusses social determinants of health. Social and behavioral factors account for more than 50 percent of a population’s health outcomes. Nonprofit human service agencies are critical partners in efforts to bend the nation’s health care cost curve because they address vulnerable populations’ social and behavioral factors through the provision of a wide range of services.

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