How Caring Relationships Can Help High-Need Patients

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<p>For certain patients, what often gets in the way of receiving high-quality health care is simply being sick. But a handful of new programs aim to improve care for patients with complex needs through relationship-building and meeting needs outside the doctor’s office. </p><p>These programs typically pair patients with a dedicated care coordinator, who not only helps them navigate their health care but also advocates on their behalf for housing, transportation, mental health support, and legal, nutritional, and other needs. In a new feature article, we profile three patients and their care coordinators to shed light on their experiences.</p> Read the article