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Partnership improves care and reduces costs for high-risk patients

At his home on the east side of Detroit, Frank James is meeting with Rickey Wright, a community health worker with Partners 4 Health. Frank needs a kidney transplant. He also has diabetes, high blood pressure and other health challenges. Frank is 54. “I felt like there was a ticking time-bomb in my body when … Continue reading Partnership improves care and reduces costs for high-risk patients

Common Ground cuts hospitalizations, costs by widening access to services

By Sherri Welch / Crain’s Detroit Business Seeking ways to expand and improve its services for mental health patients in Oakland County, Common Ground looked in a surprising direction — inward. It had offered a number of programs, including a crisis hotline, the mobile Crisis Intervention Recovery Team, a crisis residential program, a runaway and … Continue reading Common Ground cuts hospitalizations, costs by widening access to services