Charna Albert

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70Strong: Resources for Aging Well

In San Mateo County, adults over 70 are the fastest growing segment of the population. Older adults are vulnerable to loneliness and isolation, so Lee Michelson, CEO of San Mateo’s Sequoia Healthcare District, recognized a need. “Aging can be a period of decline, but it can also be a period of greater engagement with the community [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Purple Binder Supports Care Managers

Purple Binder’s support team goes above and beyond the call of duty to help connect patients with the resources that they need. To give the care managers who work at our partner organizations extra guidance, we provide online chat support from a team of social workers. Below are just a few examples of cases in [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Closing the Loop in Sonoma County: Part II

This is the second of a three-part series highlighting a collaborative of organizations in Sonoma County that use Purple Binder’s Referral Network to connect patients to vital social supports when they most need it. The collaborative includes West County Health Centers, Petaluma Health Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Petaluma People Services Center, and Food for Thought. [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Closing the Loop in Sonoma County: Part I

This is the first of a 3-part series highlighting a collaborative of organizations in Sonoma County that use Purple Binder’s Referral Network to connect patients to vital social supports when they most need it. The collaborative includes West County Health Centers, Petaluma Health Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Petaluma People Services Center, and Food for Thought. [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health Beyond the Health Center Walls

Purple Binder at Access Community Health Network This is a dynamic time in health care. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health care providers are finding new, innovative ways to engage and treat patients between visits. With its focus on preventive and primary care, the Affordable Care Act heightened the importance [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Patient Navigators Saved Thanksgiving

How Patient Navigators Saved Thanksgiving The afternoon before Thanksgiving, patient navigator Emma Villarreal completed a PArTNER post-discharge home visit with Myra*, a participant in the PArTNER program, who had been discharged from the hospital a few days before. Myra, age 75, was a shy widow with worried eyes and a warm smile. She welcomed [...]

By |September 9th, 2016|Healthcare, Partners, Uncategorized|0 Comments