Tag Archives: Public Health
Health foundations, by and large, have not seen climate change as an area worthy of major investment. Matt James says that view may be changing: health philanthropists are starting to realize that climate change has the ability to overwhelm the progress made in improving human health and...
March 30, 2017
Leadership change will be coming at the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to health.
September 16, 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
Read about staff changes at foundations from Maine to California. Interested in being a foundation president? There's an opening.
July 22, 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
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
Those working outside of medicine and public health can be valuable partners in addressing the social determinants that shape our health and well-being, the leaders of the Aetna Foundation and the American Public Health Association say.
May 19, 2016
In Health Affairs’ May Narrative Matters essay, a physician discovers a potential environmental link to asthma attacks in a poor Chicago community.
May 13, 2016
Local governments are getting on board with a strategy to reduce youth smoking in the Greater Kansas City Area. The authors suggest including the business community in such efforts.
March 31, 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