Are You Living in Time Poverty?

“We helped a struggling family get access to housing in one-third of the time it normally takes to place someone.” That’s the success Loren Couch, a case manager at Homeward Bound, recently reported. Loren went on to say, “CRN’s simple electronic referral system not only saves our case managers time and effort but also helped […]

Built For You: 6 ways CRN is built to be different.

When it comes to care coordination tools, there are several options on the market, but we feel strongly that none of them come close to offering the extent of solutions you’ll find in CRN. Here are 6 things that set us apart. 1. Comprehensive Resource Directory. CRN Network Partners determine what information and instructions are […]

Screening and SDoH Solutions for a Healthier Community

For the past decade, our health system has taken bold steps toward whole-person health through the integration of behavioral health care. The next frontier is social health integration, and we’ve made exciting progress on that front starting with social needs screening and now progressing that vision with the Community Resource Network (CRN). The Centers for […]

Why a Community Collaboration Will Change Lives: Sarah’s Struggle

Hungry, desperate, and facing eviction, single mom Sarah can drive to the Hilltop Resource Center where they will refer her to the Grand Junction Housing Authority for help with a roof over her family’s heads, and they can direct her to the food bank to supplement the month’s grocery budget. But her doctor, who she […]

Why a Community Collaboration Will Change Lives: The Refrigerator

All it took was a refrigerator.  It was a $6,000+ refrigerator, but it led to a breakthrough in western Colorado. A woman appeared several weeks in a row at an ER in Delta County with her diabetes out-of-control. Each time, doctors treated and discharged her with medications. On the third visit, they asked why she […]

Ditching the Fax Machine: How Can We Open More Doors for Our Clients?

Mind Springs is using CRN to provide better, faster care When it comes to caring for patients at Mind Springs Health, the Community Resource Network (CRN) is enabling care providers to open more doors for their patients and in turn offer more assistance leading to better outcomes. The CRN platform is a community-driven collaboration system […]

Let’s talk about consent in CRN

When it comes to consent in CRN, you have several options Did you know that CRN provides you with options to serve your client without committing to more formal coordination? Ongoing coordination will require consent, but your client can choose whatever level of consent they are most comfortable with. See the graphic below for details!

The OneView

The OneView: Community Resource Network’s real-time view into a client’s whole story This week, we want to show you the OneView, part of the powerful client profile inside CRN. This patent-pending “wheel” is CRNs powerful, visual way of quickly communicating the client’s needs and the severity of those needs with one glance. Green represents the […]

CRN in The Business Times

Network touted as a way to efficiently get needs Three years of development and testing — as well as some national recognition along the way — have led to this point. A network designed to more efficiently connect people with organizations providing medical, behavioral and social services is operational. “It’s exciting,” said Jackie Sievers, director […]