Tag Archives: Quality
Two foundations in Pittsburgh support WHAMglobal, which launched in 2016 and forms networks of women's health advocates to improve health care delivery and outcomes, equity, and leadership. One of WHAMglobal's focus areas is the unacceptably high maternal mortality rate in the United States.
October 5, 2017
Weaving palliative care into the fabric of our evolving health care system and into the community will require leaders who can develop person- and family-centered solutions, advance public policy, train clinicians, and drive sustainable system change. Read about a foundation's leadership...
July 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
Leadership change will be coming at the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to health.
September 16, 2016
In 2015 the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation launched a grant-making initiative called Specialty Care for Vulnerable Populations to address inequities in access to, and utilization of, specialty care services in the United States. The goal of this national initiative is to catalyze sustainable...
August 1, 2016
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) has released a Medicaid section 1115 demonstration project proposal. The proposed waiver contains some positive components but also areas of concern, says a staffer from a statewide foundation.
July 14, 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
The consequences of not addressing the teen behavioral health crisis are severe and may span generations, says the head of a foundation in Pennsylvania. The foundation recently kicked off a $500,000 initiative to spark a dialogue and strengthen prevention and treatment services.
May 31, 2016
News from a big conference of health foundations in March 2016.
April 12, 2016
The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has contracted with researchers to monitor the effects of the ACA on Kentucky residents.
April 6, 2016