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Helping Camden practices overcome barriers to providing opioid addiction treatment

Posted: September 14, 2017

Opioid addiction rates are escalating across the country, and low-income communities like Camden have been hit especially hard. As overdose deaths continue to rise, health care providers in Camden are finding themselves on the front lines of the crisis. While health care providers and lawmakers across New Jersey have made strides in curbing the epidemic Read More….

Take Back Our Health Day: A citywide day of action

Take Back Our Health
Posted: September 13, 2017

On October 7, the Camden Coalition will host Take Back Our Health Day, a citywide day of awareness, empowerment, unity, and mobilization around health. We know that the conditions in which people live, work, and play account for as much as 40 percent of all health outcomes, and that Camden residents are at greater risk Read More….

Introducing a new website for complex care

People looking at a laptop computer
Posted: September 13, 2017

On behalf of the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, I’d like to introduce you to our new digital home, NationalComplex.Care. The new site is designed to facilitate the creation of evidence-based models for improving the care for individuals with complex health and social needs. Built with busy practitioners and providers in mind, it Read More….

Camden Coalition celebrates its 15th anniversary

Jeff Brenner thanks audience, and attendees at reception.
Posted: September 11, 2017

On our birthday, we announced the launch of four new Student Hotspotting Hubs in California, Utah, Illinois, and Pennsylvania   Health care providers, administrators, funders, and community members from across New Jersey gathered at the Camden County Boathouse on September 7 to celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, founded in Read More….

Relationship with Kennedy Health helps patients receive better care

Posted: August 9, 2017

In 2010, we launched the Camden Coalition Health Information Exchange (HIE), which allowed for the first time three major hospital systems in Camden to share patient medical records with each other and with us. This helped providers see a more complete medical history of a patient and provide better care. Two years ago, we expanded Read More….