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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.
Mar 20, 2019
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Dec 7, 2018
The Welcome Baby Program is part of a community network of programs that work together to provide supportive services to families with newborns.
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.
Aug 3, 2018
Learn how five local hospital systems created a course to train people to perform "adult mental health first aid," giving members of the public skills to help someone who is developing or experiencing a mental health crisis
Jun 29, 2018
Detroit Medical Center – Sinai-Grace Hospital | Detroit, MI Detroit Life is Valuable Everyday (DLIVE) was created to address a significant medical issue in its community: Homicide is the
Jun 12, 2018
Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership: The Push to Advance Health and Safety in the Tenderloin - Printable PDFs