Perspective: Enhancing Collaboration and Communication Between Medical and Community Settings

December 12, 2017

Anne Montgomery

As evidence accumulates on how community-based organizations (CBO) can cost effectively meet the medical and long-term care needs of older adults through supportive services, the importance of linking multiple data streams across settings becomes clear. But until recently, policy barriers hampered effective collaboration and communication between the healthcare sector and CBOs.

Read the full 12/11/2017 post at the American Society on Aging (ASA) website:

http://www.asaging.org/blog/enhancing-collaboration-and-communication-between-medical-and-community-settings

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Enhancing Collaboration and Communication Between Medical and Community Settings

Perspective

Anne Montgomery

Anne Montgomery  - MS

Director, Eldercare Improvement

Areas of Expertise
  • Older Americans Act
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Long-Term Services and Supports

Anne Montgomery develops policy and research initiatives that improve long-term services and supports and medical care for older adults receiving services from Medicare, Medicaid, the Older Americans Act, and other programs. She is leading efforts to implement and evaluate comprehensive culture change in nursing homes, and is working with colleagues to develop a new volunteer-based Community Care Corps program at the national level.