This summer, The Commonwealth Fund, along with Manatt Health Solutions, the Skoll Foundation, and the Pershing Square Foundation, released a report outlining the business case for addressing the social determinants of health as a part of care delivery. This Tuesday, September 30th, The Commonwealth Fund will host a webinar highlighting examples of how health systems… Read More >

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Check out some of the interesting health news we’ve read so far this month — from Affordable Care Act challenges to the barriers to achieving good health faced by so many low-income families. “The Danger of Being Pushed Off Public Assistance” The Washington Post, September 15th, 2014 For many low-income families, the uncertainty of working… Read More >

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An article, “Use of Colocated Multidisciplinary Services to Address Family Psychosocial Needs at an Urban Pediatric Primary Care Clinic,” recently published in Clinical Pediatrics looks at several multidisciplinary services, including Health Leads, available at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center’s Harriet Lane Clinic (HLC) and their effects on patient satisfaction and care utilization. Over a period of… Read More >

Amazon, one of the world’s largest online retailers, has developed a new way to donate to charitable organizations.  When customers shop on Amazon through AmazonSmile, the company will donate .5% of the purchase to the non-profit of that customer’s choosing.  What’s even better is that there is no limit to the amount of money Amazon… Read More >

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