At this time of intense pressure, uncertainty and change, self-care is more important than ever. Here are some things you and your staff can easily implement.
Latest Blog Posts in 2020
With our conference season kicking off next month, we predict we’ll see more conferences committed to shifting the health equity conversation beyond the “why” and delve more deeply into the “how.” Check out the conferences we’re tracking closely and attending this year!
Healthcare veteran Carmita Padilla takes on the role of chief program and sites officer. In her new position, Carmita will lead the organization’s diverse range of programs, services, and community partnerships to advance Health Leads' efforts to increase access to essential needs and improve the living conditions that benefit people’s health.
Can Hospitals and Clinics Spread Social Health Integration Faster and Better? Results of an 18-Month Collaborative Says They Can.
We set out to explore and understand how to both improve and spread these existing pilots – operationally and financially. Two years later, we’ve reached the end of the Collaborative to Advance Social Health Integration (CASHI), a community of 21 innovative primary care teams and community partners across the country committed to increasing the number of people who have the essential resources they need to be healthy.
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Massachusetts ranks as the second healthiest state in the nation (behind only Vermont) and boasts the lowest uninsured rate in the country - 2.7% compared to 8.7% nationally. So why is there still a 30-year gap in life expectancy from one neighborhood to the next? Hear what three healthcare and public health experts have to say.
Patient Perspectives on Addressing Social Needs in Primary Care Using a Screening and Resource Referral Intervention
We were honored to participate in this important study with our friends from Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, University of Washington, Clarify Health Solutions and Contra Costa Health Services. Read how a human-centered intervention not only improved patients' access to resources, but enabled them to report feeling listened to and cared for, which they perceived as noteworthy in their lives, and strengthen therapeutic relationships.