Applications for a grant under the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (MCHRC) closed last month, drawing in requests from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, local health departments, and a number of nonprofit organizations. Forty organizations submitted applications, totaling $42 million in requests.      The grant program, called the Pathways to Health Equity Call for … Read more

Minority health disparities cost Maryland over $1 billion per year in direct medical costs, according to a presentation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  In response to increasing health disparities resulting from COVID-19, the Maryland Health Equity Resource Act — signed into law in May — is allocating $60 million to address … Read more