Case Study: Mat-Su Health Foundation

Improving outcomes in high-risk populations Patients with high-risk behaviors need more than standard medical care can offer to address the underlying social determinants that impact overall health. By adopting a holistic community-based approach through CBCS, the LinksSocial Services program—funded by the Mat-Su HealthFoundation—achieved significant results in improving patient outcomes and bottom-line cost. Background: Understanding the .. more

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Catalyst Program 2: Implementing Customized Care Plans

Catalyst Series Part 2: Implementing Customized Care Plans Customized Care Plan Development and Emergency Department Relations are integral components of every Complex Care program. As medical professionals, we know the importance of reducing future re-admissions and a solid care plan is crucial for our high resource patients. A care plan should enhance the patient’s treatment .. more

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5-Part Catalyst Series: Community Multi-Disciplinary Team

5-PART CATALYST SERIES: CBC Solutions Introduces 5 Complex Care Catalyst Programs Relieving Your Complex Care Community Pain Points One Program at a Time Those of us working in the Complex Care community have pain points—areas within our systems that, if functioning better, would work better for our high-utilization clients, our staff, and our bottom lines. .. more

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Breaking Free: The Cost and Benefits Behind Breaking the Incarceration and Addiction Cycle of Those with Substance Use Disorder

“Even if you’re thirty years sober, the condition doesn’t go away.”  I first met Terrance in a secured state prison. He was nearing the end of his sentence, and I was meeting with him and his case manager before he would be released the following week. Terrance had originally been arrested on a drug-related charge, .. more

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The Difficulties of Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Do you feel like you are swimming upstream with a small paddle when it comes to integrating social services into your medical care system? If so, you are not alone. Despite a desire by the medical community to address the social determinants of health in order to improve patient outcomes, limited progress has been made .. more

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COVID Rapid Response and Recovery Support

CBC Solutions (CBCS) has teamed up with Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) to develop a Rapid Response and Recovery Support plan to support you during this difficult time. We will engage and lead community efforts in a coordinated response to the COVID crisis. We emphasize practices proven successful in our community resource coordination and early .. more

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The social impact: What we’re forgetting in today’s age of interoperability

*This article is written by CBCS Founder, Enrique Enguidanos, and is a re-post from Becker’s Hospital Review that ran on April 29, 2020. Earlier this year, communities around the world engaged in a collective movement called “social distancing”. Schools and offices shut down as the world went virtual and individuals and families committed to isolation .. more

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Join Us for a Rapid Response Strategies Webinar During COVID-19 Crisis

National Nurse-Led Consortium (NNCC) in partnership with National Health Care for the Homeless Council will host health and housing partners for a Town Hall on Tuesday, April 14 at 1 pm EST to provide clear resources to support vulnerable and underserved participants during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Participants will have the opportunity to field questions to .. more

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CBC Solutions CEO Available to Discuss Mitigation Strategy for COVID-19 Free of Charge

It’s been difficult to keep up with the rapidly changing information and community dynamics experienced by the COVID-19 pandemic.  As an emergency physician based in Seattle, WA, our CEO, Enrique Enguidanos has witnessed first-hand the strain on medical and community resources. Two major risk factors were quickly identified as showing higher COVID-19 mortality rates – .. more

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Case Study from Collective Medical Highlights CBC Solutions’ Work

Coordinating Care for Vulnerable and Complex Patient Populations Community Based Coordination Solutions (CBCS) works with at-risk entities—such as insurers, health systems, accountable care organizations, managed care organizations, and health foundations—to coordinate the care of patients with complex care needs. Many of their patients have comorbid conditions, including substance use disorder and mental illness and social .. more

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