Making it work: Connecting medical and social care in Waterbury

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As healthcare costs skyrocket, policymakers are searching for ways to improve the social drivers of poor health with little success. The problem is that the medical system has all the money, while community services manage on shoestrings, and they don’t connect with each other.

Some innovators in Connecticut are doing the work to connect the two and better serve patients who are suffering and driving up costs. They are the best kept secret in healthcare, and our best hope to make a dent in this expensive problem. Read more