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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.
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.
Feb 15, 2018
Mercyhealth | Janesville, WI School and workplace violence is an increasingly common threat.
Feb 6, 2018
Cleveland, OH October 2017
Nov 20, 2017
Equity of Care Webinar Series
Jul 14, 2017
Overview The “At Your Service” (AYS) Volunteer Intern Program is an innovative, cost-neutral program that provides undergraduate students with an invaluable learning and professional expe
Jul 12, 2017
What is it? Currently operational at four Samaritan Health Services hospitals, the free program provides bilingual, culturally competent, and age-appropriate care and screenings for pregn
Jul 11, 2017
Overview PeaceHealth is a family of hospitals, clinics, doctors, and laboratories based in the Pacific Northwest.