We’re thrilled to share that on November 9th, Health Leads’ CEO Rebecca Onie will be speaking at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 25th Anniversary Celebration’s Quality Talks.  In her talk, Rebecca will discuss the healthcare system’s role and responsibility in addressing patients’ social needs and outline tangible ways health systems can make meaningful… Read More >

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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 >

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Meet an Advocate: Phung Tran

Phung Tran currently serves as an Advocate at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.  He is a student at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he’s majoring in community health with a focus on minority health and global poverty.   Innovative — this is the first word that comes to my mind when… Read More >

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As physicians around the country look for creative ways to keep their patients active and healthy, one new recommendation is beginning to make its way onto their prescription pads: a trip to the local park. In a recent segment on NPR, DC pediatrician Dr. Robert Zarr explains how he began writing prescriptions for outdoor activity… Read More >

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