Tag Archives: Hospitals
The nonprofit Breast Treatment Task Force, a partnership-based payment and delivery system model, facilitates screenings, diagnostic follow-ups, and treatments for a variety of people in New York City who lack insurance coverage. Donations from health care providers, foundations, and others are...
June 20, 2017
Representatives of ten health collaboratives—including hospital leaders, hospital community outreach professionals, and staff of community-based organizations—met in Denver to share experiences and develop skills. What were some of the participants' candid comments, and what did they learn at...
June 13, 2017
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
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
Read about staff changes at foundations from Maine to California. Interested in being a foundation president? There's an opening.
July 22, 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
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 United Hospital Fund has launched its Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative as part of its quality improvement efforts. Hillary Jalon and Anne-Marie Audet describe initiative goals.
March 24, 2016
Preventing Older Adults From Falling: Evaluation Of A New York Foundation’s Initiative Shows Success
A foundation's initiative in seven counties in New York State saw some encouraging results in the rates of older adults hospitalized because of falls.
December 10, 2015