"Hot Spotting" Leads to Better Care at a Lower Cost

The sickest 5 percent of patients account for over half of health care costs. In New Jersey, the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers developed a model for identifying high-utilizers and providing them with highly coordinated care.

    • March 30, 2012
  • A one-pager describes hot spotting, findings from the coalition's work and how the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now testing the Camden Coalition method in communities across the country.
  • A video shows footage of a policy briefing highlighting the work of the Coalition and expansion of the model into six AF4Q communities.
  • A feature in the New Yorker examines what the coalition and its founder Dr. Jeffrey Brenner have done to improve health care in one of the poorest and most dangerous cities in the country.
  • A short Frontline documentary discusses hot spotting and Dr. Brenner's work.
  • A Program Results Report describes the hot spotting project Brenner conducted with RWJF funded under its New Jersey Health Initiatives Program.
  • A Story about Jeffrey Brenner and his hot spotting work.