30
Oct

Stephanie Wilson, VP of Development, Awarded Prestigious CFRE credential

Stephanie Wilson, Partners in Care Foundation’s, Vice President of Development, has been awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential. CFRE International certifies experienced fundraising professionals aspiring to the highest standards of ...

29
Oct

Partners CEO Receives Joan Upshaw Award from The Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care

June Simmons, Partners in Care Foundation’s President and CEO, has been awarded the Joan Upshaw Award by The Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC). The Joan Upshaw Award was established in 2014 as a fitting way to honor the memory of SS...

20
Oct

Jong-soo’s* Story. “So much was lost in translation due to differing cultural beliefs and values.”

It was a problem that seemed to have no solution. What to do with Jong-soo, an 81-year old Korean man, who had been stuck in the hospital for two months? His condition now stabilized, the staff wanted to free up the bed, and recommended to Jong-soo’s son, h...

19
Oct

PCI links with HomeMeds licensees in Texas

Consultant pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Care Integration (PCI), have begun providing services to a number of Texas-based HomeMeds licensees experiencing difficulties finding local area pharmacists to perform medication reviews. In collaboration with PCI, Par...

16
Oct

L.A. Care contracts with Partners at Home Network for Complex Social Services

L.A. Care has contracted with Partners in Care Foundation to provide Complex Social Services, which supports community living for L.A. Care members deemed as high risk and high cost utilizers. L.A. Care is the largest health plan servicing the needs of dual...

16
Oct

“A visit from you is better than a dose of medicine.”

Mr. Moreno*, 94, lived alone in an upstairs apartment. Unmarried and with no children, he was very much alone except for an elderly sister and her husband, who lived in an apartment in the same building. After being admitted to UCLA Medical Center, Mr. More...

16
Oct

“I liked this program, because it has helped me with community resources.” (“Me ha gustado este programa, porque me ha ayudado con servicios de la communicad.”)

Catalina*, 81, was referred to Partners HomeMeds Plus program following her admittance to Centinela Hospital for diarrhea and vomiting. Catalina has a number of chronic conditions including type 2 diabetes, congestive heart failure and arthritis. A health c...

16
Oct

“I felt so stuck before. My health coach made me aware of a lot of services that I didn’t know existed.”

Helen*, 77, was referred to Partners in Care for a HomeMeds Plus medicine safety check and in-home assessment, following her discharge from the hospital for anemia. Helen lives alone, and has a history of falls and heart problems. She also uses an oxygen ta...

16
Oct

“These programs have helped me take action for myself, and not be co-dependent.”

Maria attended two, six-week, evidence-based programs, Tomando Control de su Salud, the Spanish language Healthier Living Program for people with chronic health conditions, and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. “These programs have helped me take a...