Health happens in communities.
For over two decades, we’ve worked closely with hospitals and clinics to connect people to essential resources like food, housing and transportation alongside medical care. Today, we’re working both locally and nationally to break down systemic barriers to health.
Change takes a team effort.
We’ve been honored to work with and support many innovative and passionate organizations and individuals who work tirelessly for health equity in their communities — and we know there are many more. Learn more and join our Network of changemakers.
Since September 2019, Dr. Janice Underwood has served as Virginia’s first cabinet-level Chief Diversity Officer, and She currently leads the Health Equity Task Force. We sat down with Dr. Underwood to discuss the transformative work the Northam administration and her team specifically are doing to fight racial injustice, advance equity across many dimensions of diversity, and build equitable systems in response to racial injustice and the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this Q&A by Scaling Pathways, our Chief Clinical Officer Damon Francis highlights the importance of community governance and shared decision-making when it comes to the use and interpretation of data.
Relationship between Intervention Dosage and Success of Resource Connections in a Social Needs Intervention
Published in the journal Public Health, this study from Health Leads and Westat shows evidence that the number and type of patient-navigator interactions improves successful resource connections. These findings provide insight for how to structure and deliver social need programs to achieve greater success.