“Reshaping the Healthcare Workforce: Two Case Studies” TEDMED, May 29, 2014 In the face of a primary care provider shortage, the healthcare system is looking for new ways to expand the healthcare workforce to meet the greater demand. Union Health Center in New York City and Community Care of North Carolina are two organizations approaching… Read More >

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‘Our society in general has looked at the issue of poverty in two ways: either a social problem, or a mental-health problem,’ said Nadine Burke Harris, a San Francisco pediatrician. ‘But it’s also a serious medical problem.’ In a recent article in The Atlantic, “How Being Poor Makes You Sick”, healthcare journalist Olga Khazan reports… Read More >

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“ACA and the Children’s Health Insurance Program” CHIP, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, was enacted in 1997 to extend coverage to children in poor families with modest incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid.  The Affordable Care Act now offers many of these families federal subsidies on the insurance exchanges, calling into question whether the… Read More >

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Over the past few years, we’ve thought deeply about how to successfully scale our organization, and more importantly our impact, to achieve true system change in the healthcare sector.  Recently, COO Sarah Di Troia spoke on a panel, “Taking it to Scale: If? When? How?” at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces For Quality… Read More >

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“Indiana Seeks More Coverage for the Poor, But Many Would Pay” The New York Times, May 15, 2014 A alternative Medicaid expansion plan for the state of Indiana, proposed by Governor Mike Pence, would use a mix of state and federal money to cover about 45,000 residents who live below the poverty line but do… Read More >

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