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Dr. Brenner Highlighted in Star-Ledger Article

The Jersey City Medical Center is performing some wonderful work around care coordination. Dr. Brenner helps explain why this work is necessary in a recent Star-Ledger article: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2013/11/new_jersey_hospitals_reach_out_to_patients_to_reduce_er_visits.html

Our own Aaron Truchil and Liz Buck interviewed for NPR’s Marketplace

CCHP’s data team is doing some tremendous work. A small portion of this has been highlighted in a recent story on NPR’s Marketplace. Aaron Truchil and Liz Buck explain how this work is helping health insurance enrollment efforts in Camden: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/health-care/diagnosis-camden/mining-data-map-uninsured

Dr. Brenner joins fellow MacArthur winner, Angela Duckworth, on RadioTimes

http://whyy.org/cms/radiotimes/2013/10/16/local-macarthur-geniuses-on-grit-and-camdens-most-vulnerable/

Dr. D’Ambola and St. Luke’s highlighted in NPR Story!

http://www.marketplace.org/topics/economy/diagnosis-camden/physicians-camden-nj-brace-themselves-more-patients-after-health

CCHP Staff Publishes Articles in Population Health Magazine

Population Health Magazine has just released it’s latest issue. In it you will find multiple articles by staff of the Camden Coalition. Program Manager for Cross-site Learning, Andrea Miller, and Director for Clinical Redesign, Nadia Ali, have a piece entitled Bending the Cost Curve and Improving Quality of Care in America’s Poorest City. Aaron Truchil Read More….

A special thank you from Dr. Jeffrey Brenner

Dear Partners, I am pleased to share with you that I have been honored with the 2013 MacArthur Fellowship Award.  I am humbled by the recognition and proud that the hard work we have all been doing together in Camden, across the state and the country has received this very significant national recognition.  For the Read More….

Dr. Brenner Receive MacArthur Foundation Award

The Camden Coalition’s Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, has been announces as a winner f the MacArthur Foundation Award. It’s a very significant national recognition of the hard work that the Coalition and our partners are doing together.  This award will vault our work to a new level of visibility and help us Read More….

Rebellious Nursing! CONFERENCE – September 27-29

The first Rebellious Nursing! conference is happening in Philadelphia this weekend from September 27-29. Join nurses, nurse allies and health care professionals to share skills, wisdom and ideas as we seek to build community and solidarity. The Camden Coalition is excited to participate in this event. Our own rebellious nurses, Victoria DeFiglio, Renee Murray and Read More….

The two most important numbers in American health care

On Thursday, September 19 PICO held their second annual health care conference – Promoting Good Care: Innovation and Organizing in Health Care. Keynote speakers included Ezra Klein of the Washington Post and MSNBC, and Dr. Ken Coburn of Health Quality Partners. A round of applause to PICO and CCOP for putting on this successful event. Read More….

Study finds telephonic case management to be ineffective

A randomized controlled trial looking at four years of Medicaid data concludes that telephonic case management is not effective in reducing hospital or emergency room visits. Objective. To test the effectiveness of a telephone care management intervention to increase the use of primary and preventive care, reduce hospital admissions, and reduce emergency department visits for Medicaid beneficiaries Read More….