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Re-balancing medical and social spending to promote health: Increasing state flexibility to improve health through housing

From the article by Stuart M. Butler, Dayna Bowen Matthey, and Marcela Cabello from Brookings:

Although the United States spends considerably more of our GDP on medical services than other developed nations, our health outcomes are no better, and in many areas, much worse.   506 more words

Health Disparities

How do we achieve health equity?

Before I discuss the effort of achieving health equity, I want to point out the distinction between equity and equality. I think the image above from the Interaction Institute for Social Change by Angus Maguire perfectly illustrates the difference of sameness versus fairness. 387 more words

Health Equity

Measuring Social Determinants of Health among Medicaid Beneficiaries: Early State Lessons

From the policy brief  by Anna Spencer, Bianca Freda, Tricia McGinnis, and Laura Gottlieb of the Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.:

Social determinants of health (SDOH) are conditions in the environment in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect health outcomes and risks, functioning, and quality-of-life. 488 more words

Health Equity

Letting Journal Editors Do (Some of) Your Work for You

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM

The Scholarship of Public Health addresses topics relevant to scientific publishing, dissemination of evidence and best practices, and the education of current and future professionals.

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When Housing Comes First, Hospitals Benefit

From the article by Lola Butcher on Hospitals & Health Networks:

Supportive housing is a multifaceted model to help homeless individuals and families that face complex challenges such as addiction, mental health conditions and disabilities that can be overwhelming. 407 more words

Health Disparities

LiveWell-Dir of Development and Strategic Partnerships

The Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships will play a key role in
managing, sustaining, and expanding all development efforts for LiveWell Colorado. The
Director will cultivate partnerships with a diverse portfolio of foundation, corporate and… 140 more words

LiveWell-Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator plays a key role in implementing LiveWell Colorado’s
programs, initiatives and fundraising strategies. This newly created position will work closely with multiple team members and will have the opportunity to contribute through project management, event coordination and overall operational support. 94 more words