Tag Archives: Consumers
The Burgeoning “Yelpification” Of Health Care: Foundations Help Consumers Hold A Scale And A Mirror To The Health Care System
Current information about health care quality is disconnected from what consumers want. Philanthropy has a role to play in bridging the disconnect.
May 25, 2017
A New Jersey foundation believes that a more comprehensive approach to pain care and the prescription opioid addiction crisis represents a key opportunity to have a long-term impact on the primary care system.
September 8, 2016
The opioid painkiller epidemic in Colorado was the focus of a session at this year's Colorado Health Symposium. The Colorado Health Foundation hosts this well-known annual forum.
August 25, 2016
When a burning desire to make a real impact is combined with the realities of the large state of New York and the relatively modest size of the New York State Health Foundation, the only viable path for that funder is to focus its efforts. Read about its new funding priorities.
July 27, 2016
Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, is quoted in this post as saying that everyone—"leaders in both the public and private sectors"—must ensure that "we mount a robust and comprehensive response" to the Zika virus here in the United States.
June 23, 2016
We know how to eliminate medical errors, says the leader of a foundation in Pennsylvania. We just haven't shown the courage and conviction to do it.
June 21, 2016
This round-up also includes posts on global health (immunizations in Africa), improving physicians' waiting rooms, and certain foundations' reporting of what they have funded.
June 15, 2016
As community health needs assessments expand to focus on a broader array of health issues and social determinants of health, we can expect hospital community benefit resources to follow in that direction. Health grantmakers have an important role to play in this evolving field.
June 8, 2016
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Altarum Institute, and Oliver Wyman consulting firm seek to better understand the challenges that vulnerable patients face in accessing health care information and to make recommendations for improving access to such information.
May 25, 2016
A foundation in New York State and Syracuse University have developed a model focusing on risk factors that may bring about decline in once healthy older adults.
May 10, 2016