August 2019: District Is National Runner-Up in Business Innovation Award
Aging & Disability Business Institute Recognizes Camarillo Health Care District at n4a Annual Conference
August 7, 2019, New Orleans—Camarillo Health Care District was recognized by n4a’s Aging and Disability Business Institute as runner-up for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2019 Business Innovation Award. The award recognizes Camarillo Health Care District for its health care contracting efforts related to post-acute care, case management and self-management.
The recipient of The John A. Hartford Foundation 2019 Business Innovation Award was the California-based Institute on Aging for its Community Care Settings Pilot Program, which takes a person-centered approach to help ensure that individuals have the supports they need to live independently in the community.
“We applaud each of these outstanding programs for the contributions they have made toward creating a collaborative system of care for older adults and people with disabilities,” said Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of The John A. Hartford Foundation. “These programs serve as models for age-friendly health systems that integrate community-based supports and transform the way care is delivered to older adults in this country.”
About The John A. Hartford Foundation
The John A. Hartford Foundation, based in New York City, is a private, nonpartisan, national philanthropy dedicated to improving the care of older adults. The leader in the field of aging and health, the Foundation has three priority areas: creating age-friendly health systems, supporting family caregivers, and improving serious illness and end-of-life care. For more information, visit johnahartford.org and follow @johnahartford.
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is a 501(c)(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the Title VI Native American aging programs. The mission of n4a is to build the capacity of its members so they can better help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible. For more information, visit n4a.org and follow @n4aACTION.
About the Aging and Disability Business Institute
The mission of the Aging and Disability Business Institute is to build and strengthen partnerships between aging and disability community-based organizations and the health care system. The Business Institute receives funding from The John A. Hartford Foundation, The SCAN Foundation and the Administration for Community Living and is led by n4a.
About Camarillo Health Care District
Camarillo Health Care District is a public agency working in partnership with a variety of medical and social care providers; hospitals; national, state and local public and private agencies; service organizations; and other community leaders to enhance and maximize community health through services, programs, education, training and resources for families and caregivers. As a preferred partner in health, wellness and aging, Camarillo Health Care District helps individuals manage ongoing health challenges, live better with chronic illness and prevent new health concerns.