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SXSW 2020

Treating the Other 1%: Americans with Unmet Needs

One percent of people with complex care needs account for 20% of healthcare expenditures in the United States, creating enormous challenges for physicians. These patients often have multiple chronic medical, mental or behavioral health challenges, and face food insecurity, homelessness, and lack social support or transportation. How do we evolve from providing episodic care to delivering exceptional care to these individuals? In this session, learn about the:
- Importance of cross-sector collaboration and data sharing to drive new approaches
- Tools and technology needed to identify at scale patients with complex care challenges
- Need for healthcare payment models that integrate social services
- Creation of a common national framework for collectively advancing this emerging field

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  1. How cross-sector collaboration and data sharing are vital to generate new ideas and approaches
  2. The tools and technology needed to identify at scale patients with complex care challenges
  3. Types of healthcare payment models that integrate social services to help reduce healthcare spending and meet the needs of this vulnerable population

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Laura Evenson, Public Relations Lead, The Permanente Federation

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Health & MedTech
  • Level: Intermediate
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