What is a Community Coalition?
A coalition is an alliance of individuals and/or organizations working together to achieve a common purpose. Each coalition has a common goal which helps to establish and build relationships within a community where better ideas and outcomes can be achieved together.
Who should be a part of the Community Coalition?
- Patients and/or Families
- Clinicians practices (Physician, nurses, etc.)
- Nursing Homes
- Home Health
- Hospice Agencies
- Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)
- Community Health Centers
- Fire Departments or EMS Providers
- Patient Advocacy Organizations
- Research Institutions and Universities
- State and Local Agencies
- Medical/Professional Associations (AMA, AHA, APA, etc.)
- Faith Based Organizations
- Community Organizations Active in Disasters
- Senior Housing
- Local AARP Chapters
- Substance Abuse Recovery Organizations
The partnership aims to support local community efforts to improve on the following goals:
- Opioid Utilization and Misuse
- Chronic Disease Self-Management
- Care Coordination (Readmissions)
- Emergency Preparedness.
If you are interested in joining a coalition to transform care in your community, please reach out to: