Increasing Access To Dental Care For Seniors To Improve Overall Health

A foundation, soon to open a Senior Dental Center, is also exploring which are the appropriate payment and reimbursement models to tackle the cost and access barriers preventing seniors from receiving proper oral health care.

April 26, 2016

Studies Reveal A Critical Need To Educate Texans On The Basics Of Health Insurance

About one-quarter of Texans surveyed, regardless of insurance status, lacked confidence in understanding basic health insurance terminology, the Episcopal Health Foundation, in Houston, found.

April 21, 2016

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

Oral Health, Veterans’ Health: Tidbits From The Grantmakers In Health Conference

News from a big conference of health foundations in March 2016.

April 12, 2016

State Licensing And Reimbursement Barriers To Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration: Lessons From New Jersey

The Nicholson Foundation saw a need to address barriers to integration of care in New Jersey.

April 7, 2016

Tracking The Impact Of The Affordable Care Act In Kentucky

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has contracted with researchers to monitor the effects of the ACA on Kentucky residents.

April 6, 2016

Raising The Age Of Purchase For Tobacco Products: Lessons Learned from Tobacco21

A strategy to reduce youth smoking in the Greater Kansas City Area shows success. The authors suggest including the business community in such efforts.

March 31, 2016

A New Arena For Reducing Antibiotic Misuse: Outpatient Care

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

Health Is Not Always Local: Beginning A Cross-Border Health Dialogue

There is much that the Canadian and US health systems can learn from each other. And the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released "Global Ideas for US Solutions," a Call for Proposals on adapting ideas on health and health care from other countries.

March 22, 2016

People Post: Staff And Board Changes In Health Philanthropy; Honors

Read personnel news from funders across the United States.

March 8, 2016