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Taking preventive health care into community spaces

A church. A city park. An office. These are not the typical settings for a medical checkup. But a new nationwide study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows that providing health service... read more

The World Needs a Mental Health Unicorn

Is there a lack of innovation in the mental health space, and if so ... related to finding support, care access, payments and reimbursement, and awareness (both personal and societal). People struggle... read more

Improving health for the future

PAULDING — A community ... taking point. They will be implementing the Parents Who Host Lose the Most Campaign, with the goal of reducing youth alcohol use. Chronic disease (weight) Gaps to address we... read more

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Viewpoint: How Maryland is playing a leading role in the primary care revolution

This is the third time this year the 72-year-old man has landed in the emergency department of his community hospital ... on the higher cost care, like emergency care and hospitalizations that come in... read more

Mental health rises to top of challenges for North Bay care providers

Last month, St. Joseph Health Northern California published its 2017 Community Benefit Report, detailing how the health care system ... around suicide prevention. “At Sutter, we’re actually bringing t... read more

'Mental Health Czar' Bullish on Prevention, Mental Health Issues

America's so-called mental health ... use prevention and mental illness within a national network, said McCance-Katz. "I want to make sure we are covering a broad spectrum of need," she told Medscape ... read more

How can City Hall improve our health? A new push in Pinellas hopes to show the way.

More than 60 percent of survey responders fit into the overweight or obese categories. Because of these results, the health department has identified access to care ... to provide meeting space for it... read more

The impact of mental health in the workplace

The stepped care approach involves the following four core elements: Stratification of the population into different ‘needs’ groups, ranging from the whole of population needs for mental health promot... read more

Neighborhood Health Care Essential

CHICAGO — There has been a lot of discussion over the past year about creating a system of neighborhood ambulatory preventive health centers in Cook County. Such a system would take ... health care. C... read more

What’s Driving Health Care Costs?

Value-based payment (VBP) models are an effort to rein in the growth of health care costs and improve ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wide-ranging ONline Data for Epidemiologic Research ... read more

Good Samaritan awards Institute for Rural Health $50,000

Western Kentucky University’s Institute for Rural Health ... take what they learn in the classroom and put it into practice,” Hunt said. Since the institute’s opening in 2001, students in the program ... read more

Health care leadership: When culture is life or death

When Susan Mullaney was asked to lead the integration of Group Health into Kaiser Permanente after the $1.8 billion ... organizations in just as many years. “We can’t stop taking care of patients.” He... read more

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