Nexus Montgomery is a hospital-led collaborative that aims to reduce avoidable or unnecessary hospital use (including readmissions), by connecting people to timely and appropriate community-based care and support services. Nexus Montgomery invests in programs and initiatives that will improve the health of people who are at high risk of an adverse health event, or who have complex needs. By keeping people healthy and connecting them to appropriate community-based care, Nexus Montgomery initiatives reduce avoidable hospital use, reduce the total cost of hospital care, and generate a return on the initial investment.
In Montgomery County, six local hospitals recognized the value of forming a partnership to address common challenges. The Nexus Montgomery hospitals serve the same community and share patients. While Nexus Montgomery participating hospitals are separate and distinct organizations in many ways, they are also partners, working together to improve the health of our community. The Primary Care Coalition serves as the management entity for Nexus Montgomery. The PCC...
Identifies and negotiates with other community-based organizations to implement programs
Develops and monitors progress toward metrics for clinical quality and return on investment for Nexus Montgomery
Convenes learning collaboratives and facilitates the rigorous conversations that can lead to system wide improvement
Identifies new needs in the community to align with Nexus Montgomery objectives and that Nexus Montgomery can help to address.