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Aug 5, 2019
Baylor Scott & White Health’s Community Advocates Program trains undergraduate student volunteers to screen patients for their medical and social needs and link them to existing resources in the community.
Jul 10, 2019
Penn Medicine’s Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW) has served as a national center of excellence for community health worker (CHW) research, patient care and dissemination. The Center designed IMPaCT, a standardized, scalable, evidence-based CHW model of care, to help health care organizations reach beyond their own walls to help low-income patients address the root causes of their poor health.
Apr 26, 2019
PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center – Florence, Ore. Critical access hospital engages paramedics to improve care through home visits
Apr 1, 2019
15 Hospitals in North Carolina and South Carolina Transforming Care in the Carolinas
Jan 29, 2019
Columbus Community Hospital – Columbus, NE Interdisciplinary Teams Reduce Readmissions
Nov 13, 2018
In 2001, a Samaritan Health Services (SHS) physician, Dr. Richard Wopat, recognized the need to improve birth outcomes of high-risk pregnant women in the region. In collaboration with various community and state partners, he started a pilot program in 2002 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center to ensure that the most vulnerable pregnant women had access to care and to screenings for special issues including medical, obstetrical, and psychosocial concerns. Today, the Samaritan Maternity Connection (MC) program is now implemented at all five of the SHS hospitals and the three county health departments.
Nov 7, 2018
Lawrence General Hospital joined with the city's leaders to launch “Healthy on the Block,” which partners with neighborhood convenience stores to offer fresh fruit in areas that are considered a food desert.
Nov 5, 2018
Detroit’s infant mortality rate has been among the highest in the nation for years.
Sep 12, 2018
In Brigham and Women’s home hospital care program, patients receive hospital-level care in the comfort of their own homes. The program has helped lower costs and readmissions.