Case Managers, Patient Navigators, and Patient Advocates

Case managers, patient navigators, and patient advocates play an increasingly critical role in complex health care delivery systems. Healthforce Center research focuses on this rapidly-evolving group of professionals.

Publications

Introduction to Special Issue: The Workforce for Seriously Ill Older Adults in the Community

In May 2018, 40 leaders and scholars from universities, delivery organizations, professional associations, advocacy groups, government agencies,...

Fundamental Concepts for Managing Risk and Understanding the Total Cost of Care

This resource is designed to serve as a primer for anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of health payment models in California and...

Evaluation of California’s Community Paramedicine Pilot Program

Community paramedicine (CP), also known as mobile integrated health, is an innovative model of care that is being implemented throughout the...

Peer Providers Uniquely Positioned to Support Long-Term Recovery of People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults experience mental illness in a given year; yet our health care system...

Community-Based Palliative Care Leader Perspectives on Staffing, Recruitment, and Training

This qualitative descriptive study assesses perspectives of US community-based palliative care program leaders on staffing, recruitment, and...