Rural Innovation Profile: Integrated Care in a Frontier Community
Examines the Southeast Health Group (SHG) in La Junta, Colorado, which uses patient-centered, wellness-based care coordination to empower patients and promote self-directed care. The model focuses on hiring providers who share SHG's philosophy of care, utilizing community resources, and engaging peer support specialists.
Rural Health Value
Access · Behavioral health · Care coordination · Frontier and remote areas · Integrated service delivery · Mental health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Colorado