Health Care, General/Other News

News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

Health Reform Expands Opportunities for Community Health Workers
The enduring growth in health care spending and demand for affordable care is forging new opportunities for workers who can help expand cost-effective care. The Urban Institute paper suggests that...more

TMG Health Names New Director of Audit Services
TMG Health, the leading national provider of expert solutions for health plans, has recently announced the appointment of Mary Anne Kania as the new Director of Audit Services. Prior to joining...more

Pathfinder Health GP Talks Improving Healthcare in India
West Midlands GP Dr Niti Pall founded Pathfinder Health India to help improve the health care system that India has been dealt with. Pall sets up Pathfinder Health Developments Community Interest...more

HHS Report Details New Efforts to Improve LGBT Health
US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently released a report documenting the Department's efforts in advancing the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...more

Incredible Bubblegum Can Clean Teeth and Still Be A Treat
Studies have shown that billions of people, especially children, suffer from untreated tooth decay. To address the issue, a group of students at the University of Pennsylvania is working on a...more

High Rate of Uninsured African Americans May Be Eligible for Coverage If All States Expanded Medicaid
In a new report announced by the Department of Health and Human Services, six out of ten (4.2 million) uninsured African Americans might qualify for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program...more

HHS Issues Supreme Court Memo on Defense of Marriage Act
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces first guidance addressing that all beneficiaries in private Medicare plans have access to equal coverage when it comes to care in a...more

HHS and Pennsylvania Champions for Coverage Work to Raise Awareness on the Health Insurance Marketplace
Pennsylvania Champions for Coverage, which comprises of local businesses and organizations, has been recognized by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for its assistance in spreading...more

States Not Expanded Medicaid Leave 1.1 Million Community Health Center Patients without Health Insurance
According to a new report by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington...more

Dentistry From the Heart at Norge Dental Center
At the Norge Dental Center, flocks of needy patients lined up for a free dental check up. The free dental services include cleaning, fillings and extractions. Spokeswoman for the event Alyssa...more

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5 Steps to Social Innovation

While philanthropy, social responsibility and corporate governance all already play a role, we will probably see more powerful contributions when companies embed social innovation into their core business strategies and operations.

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