Nearly 25% of children under five years old in the United States currently live below the poverty line.  According to the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics, the most critical issue facing children in our country today is the effect of poverty on health.  While these ideas are well-established, a comprehensive… Read More >

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On Thursday, May 9th, CEO and co-founder Rebecca Onie delivered the keynote address at the MGH Institute of Health Professions 2013 Commencement.  The MGH Institute graduated 492 members, the largest class in its 36-year history.  The class included students in nursing, physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders, and health professions education.  Rebecca was introduced by… Read More >

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Physicians from Boston Medical Center – including Health Leads’ co-founder Dr. Barry Zuckerman – made recommendations for successful approaches to addressing social determinants of health, in an article published recently by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The article examined how a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model could implement screening and wrap-around programs that… Read More >

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Manik Bhat, a 2012 graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Health Leads alumnus, is the current CEO of Healthify, a Baltimore-based startup building an eHealth platform to help care teams address patient psychosocial risks, strengthen patient relationships, and conduct meaningful patient outreach.  The platform is designed to improve health outcomes of low-income patients by empowering… Read More >

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Recently, Health Leads was honored to participate in two strategic activities at the renowned TEDMED conference – the Hive and the Great Challenges discussion series. The Hive is considered the social hub of TEDMED, and is where attendees come to network.  Participants represented a handpicked assortment of innovators, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations, all working toward… Read More >

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