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Understanding Health and Health Coverage in the US South

A recent issue brief published by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation uses data points to develop a portrait of the 17 states that make up the US south and current status of health in the region. 181 more words

Health Equity

Cutting and Pasting a Friendship Together: In Praise of Maureen Bisognano

he caught me in the throes of an elongated panic attack.

I had recently arrived in Boston for a one-year quality improvement fellowship at the… 584 more words

Letters From Memphis

Freeing the "Doc in a Box"

The American healthcare system is set up to care for a certain subset of the population – sick people – people with chronic disease, acute illness, acute injury, and complex disorders like cancer or metabolic issues. 599 more words

Community Speaks

Center for Health Care Strategies: Supporting Social Service Delivery through Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations - Early State Efforts

This issue brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies describes how accountable care organizations (ACOs) funded by state Medicaid programs are supporting the delivery of social services as part of a comprehensive strategy to improve health care quality and reduce costs. 114 more words

Health Care Reform

Know What Affects Health

The social determinants of health (SDOH) consist of the conditions found in places where people live, play, learn, and work that affect health outcomes in various ways. 74 more words

Health Equity

What should we know about precarious employment and health in 2025? Framing the agenda for the next decade of research

Joan Benach, Alejandra Vives, Gemma Tarafa, Carlos Delclós and Carles Muntaner

João was 14 when he got his first job at a Brazilian bank. By the time he was 19, he was working part-time as an assistant to the board of directors of a multinational bank while working on a technical degree in foreign trade. 1,287 more words

Employment Conditions

California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative Releases Request for Proposals

The California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative has released its Request for Proposals, with funding available for up to six Accountable Communities for Health in California.   336 more words

Health Status Disparities