18
Aug

Social Determinants: Their Impact on Healthcare

Kathy Kirchhoff, who recently joined the Partners in Care Board of Directors, is Managing Director at Cain Brothers, Long Beach, and a senior banker in the firm’s Post-Acute Care practice. Reproduced here, with the kind permission of Cain Brothers, is her r...

15
Aug

LA Fire Department Teams with Partners to Reduce Non-Emergency Calls to 911

In a ground-breaking pilot collaboration, Partners has teamed up with the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) to provide health coaching to 911 ‘super users,’ and other callers in need of community-based services. Starting in June, trained health coaches wil...

9
Aug

Rita’s story: “It’s helped me be more conscious of my emotions – I’m meditating now.”

Rita attended a Better Choices, Better Health workshop after being referred by her healthcare insurer. Eighteen months on from the class, we caught up with her to find out how she’s doing now. “I’ve been diagnosed with major depression – that’s since I was ...

8
Aug

Community-Based Care Transitions Program Saves $16.5 Million in Readmission Costs

Following a three-year pilot, data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) clearly shows that the Community-Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) has significantly reduced the number of people being readmitted to hospital within 30 days. A...

24
May

Health Industry Honors CAPG President, Don Crane at Partners in Care 2016 Tribute Dinner

Executives from across the healthcare industry attended the 17th Annual Tribute Dinner which honored Don Crane, President & CEO of CAPG, with the 2016 Partners in Care Vision and Excellence in Healthcare Leadership Award. The award, which was presented ...

13
Apr

Partners’ CEO Awarded American Society on Aging (ASA) Hall of Fame Award

Partners in Care Foundation’s President and CEO, June Simmons, has been awarded the prestigious American Society on Aging (ASA) Hall of Fame Award. The award, which was presented to June at the recent ASA Aging in America Conference, honors an individual wh...

13
Apr

The John A. Hartford Foundation Awards Major Grant to Support National Resource Center

The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), a 3-year grant of nearly $3 million to support the development of a National Resource Center to advance business acumen in the aging services network. The ...

8
Mar

CSUN Students Help Older Adults Avoid Falls

Students from Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) spent two days learning how to help older adults avoid falls during a recent Matter of Balance Coach Training at Partners in Care Foundation. Matter of Balance classes are being held in locations across C...

2
Mar

Founding Member of Partners’ Board of Directors Honored

Walden University has announced that it has renamed its School of Social Work and Human Services in honor of Dr. Barbara Solomon, a nationally and internationally recognized pioneer in the field of social work. Dr. Solomon was one of the founding members of...