CMS Health Care Innovation Award - Northland PACE Senior Care Services

Program Location: 
Bismarck, ND
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Northland Healthcare Alliance received an award to implement a modified version of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model in rural North Dakota. The Alliance will hire and train care coordinators in seven rural communities, connecting interdisciplinary teams via teleconferences and telemedicine. It will use existing long-term care or assisted living programs and sites to provide coordinated services to the frail elderly, increasing services and expanding options for the elderly to remain in safe environments in the community. The goal of this model is to reduce avoidable admissions to nursing facilities and decrease hospital stays, leading to lower costs per person and a higher quality of life.

Last updated June 2014
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