Pairing Medical Professionals with Consumer Advocates a Winning Combination in Rhode Island

As we pursue more “age-friendly” health systems, an article by Maureen Maigret, Policy Consultant to Age-Friendly RI, was published in the December issue of the Rhode Island Medical Journal. The article examines the translatable success of a Community Catalyst Geriatrics Provider Collaboration program (funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation) that paired geriatrics experts with consumer advocates to promote a person-centered lens for the state’s Integrated Care Initiative – its demonstration for dual eligible individuals. The study found that this partnership was successful in incorporating geriatrics principles of care into the demonstration’s policy framework and contract provisions. You can find the full article here.