Making Connections in New York

Mary approached the Health Leads Desk at Bellevue Medical Center in New York after receiving a letter from her landlord demanding back payment for rent.  She didn’t understand why her landlord was asking for this money — and to complicate matters further, Mary had just found out her son had autism.  She didn’t know where… Read More >

Filed Under: New York

“HHS Vows Push To Enroll More Uninsured In Obamacare This Fall” Kaiser Health News, September 22, 2015 This open enrollment period, federal officials are promising a vigorous outreach campaign to enroll millions of eligible, hard-to-reach Americans who have yet to sign up for health insurance. “Trapped in the System: A Sick Doctor’s Story” The New… Read More >

Filed Under: Industry News

“New U.S. Census Data Show Number of Uninsured Americans Dropped by 8.8 Million” The Commonwealth Fund, September 16th, 2015 The number of uninsured Americans declined by 8.8 million in 2014, the first year the major insurance reforms of the Affordable Care Act took effect. “Under Pressure, Hospitals Push Physicians To Improve Their Bedside Manners” Kaiser… Read More >

Filed Under: Industry News

Over the next several weeks, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) will be hosting a series of Twitter chats featuring speakers from this November’s Quality Talks.  Tomorrow, September 15th, Health Leads’ CEO Rebecca Onie will participate in a Twitter chat focused on the role and responsibility of the healthcare sector in addressing patients’ social… Read More >

Filed Under: Event, Washington, DC

We’ve long known that healthy food impacts health — but can it actually be shown to reduce illness and lower healthcare costs? That’s the question Massachusetts General Hospital physician and researcher Dr. Seth Berkowitz is trying to answer in a new study. A recent article in The Boston Globe, “Group Aims to Show That Good… Read More >

Filed Under: Boston, Industry News