Tag Archives: Technology
As the noncommunicable disease epidemic reaches all countries, government officials and public health professionals need high-quality, accessible data about NCD risk factors to make informed decisions. A partnership of Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Australian government, the $100 million...
September 21, 2017
Neighborhoods within cities have the power to be health hubs and create a long-term, positive health impact, say these two authors. A project in the District of Columbia, partially supported by the Aetna Foundation, addresses high-risk populations.
May 9, 2017
Creating A Culture Of Whole Health: A Realistic Framework For Advancing Behavioral Health And Primary Care Together
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded report outlines six interdependent elements needed to scale integration efforts nationally.
April 14, 2016
How is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation helping to cultivate a diverse and inclusive community of faculty and researchers?
February 18, 2016
The most popular GrantWatch posts among our readers in 2015 were on a variety of subjects including health care for older people, behavioral health, Medicaid, social determinants of health, long-term care, data, and price transparency.
January 27, 2016
The New York Community Trust has awarded funding to FAIR Health to develop, promote, and distribute a mobile phone app to Latinos in New York City. The goal is to help them become more engaged and better-informed health care consumers.
October 14, 2015
Long before Congress created the HITECH Act, giving $32 billion to health care providers to transfer to EHR vendors, plans for that windfall were created by Health Information Technology (HIT) vendors, HIT enthusiasts, and politicians. Much of the economic justification for the spending on HIT...
August 31, 2015
“Narrative Matters: On Our Reading List” is a monthly roundup where we share some of the most compelling health care narratives driving the news and conversation in recent weeks. This month covers topics on fertility, breastfeeding, addiction, nursing, life-prolonging technology, and more.
August 31, 2015
Because health disparities are local, they must be tackled community by community. People must be reached where they spend time -- homes, neighborhoods, schools, and faith-based groups. And the first step in eliminating dramatic differences in health outcomes is to study their causes at the...
August 6, 2015
A new GE Foundation grant aims to increase the number of community health centers participating in Project ECHO nationwide. The grant also includes a quality improvement component that aims to improve centers' effectiveness and efficiency.
July 20, 2015