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Q&A: Dr. Robin Wittenstein, Chief Executive Officer of Denver Health on social responsibility and efforts to improve community health

| Jul 7, 2022 | Colorado

Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC) was recently ranked among the top 10 socially responsible hospitals in the country by the Lown Institute. DHMC received top A grades across the board for equity, value, outcomes, and overall social responsibility. Dr. Wittenstein, who will be stepping down from her role as CEO...[ Read More ]

EHF awards $21 million in community grants to improve social determinants of health in Texas

| Jun 30, 2022 | Texas

Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF), whose service area incorporates some 11 million residents in 57 counties of East Texas including Houston and Austin, recently announced it has invested more than $21 million in new grants addressing social determinants of health to community-based organizations and clinics across the state.     Based...[ Read More ]

5 Things Maryland: Behavioral health integration, Q&A w/ Angelo Edge, Oral health

| Jun 29, 2022 | Maryland

This edition of "5 Things We're Watching" features a conversation with four state leaders on what the pandemic has taught us about health care in Maryland. We also have a Q&A on integrating behavioral health into primary care, coverage of the Maryland Oral Health Task Force’s recent meeting, and a...[ Read More ]

5 Things Florida: Health care workforce, Care for elders, Community partnerships

| May 6, 2022 | Florida

We are now less than two weeks out from the 2022 Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference! We’re thrilled to be able to bring you 2 keynotes, 15 breakout sessions, and close to 60 curated speakers who will talk through some of the most pressing issues facing Florida's health care system. In...[ Read More ]

Equality Health will use ACO REACH model to further its mission of addressing the social determinants

| May 6, 2022 | Arizona

Equality Health recently announced their participation in the federal Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) value-based payment model. The program aims to promote health equity and address the social determinants of health for Medicare populations in underserved communities, said Beth Patak, Executive Director of the...[ Read More ]

5 Things Florida: PSYPACT bill, Early Bird registration, Housing & health

| Mar 2, 2022 | Florida

With the legislative session set to end next week, this edition of "5 Things We're Watching" features details on some of the health policy currently on the move. I also wanted to take this opportunity to announce that Vern Smith, Ph.D., will be State of Reform's new host for our...[ Read More ]