News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Kristina Grogan of the Health and Human Services Agency in Mendocino County will write the first of a monthly column that covers changes in healthcare relevant to residents in Mendocino...more
Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOP) exchanges, as included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are designed to present government assistance and affordable coverage opportunities to small...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a new data and new initiatives that can help improve care coordination and health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries.
The National Health Service Corps is sponsoring a grant program which offers loan repayments to medical students (MD and DO) who are in their last year of school.
In order to be eligible for the...more
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius declares the 27 beneficiaries of the new Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns awards.
The Strong Start for Mothers and...more
Vermont Medicaid covers most health care services in Vermont. Under Vermont Blueprint for Health, most Medicaid's eligible recipients will be provided by medical homes with community health programs...more
Social entrepreneur Ben Allen established The Oomph, a North Yorkshire-based personal training provider, which brings physical training and fitness classes to thousands of elderly people.
Ten cost-effective health care innovations could have the potential to save the lives of some 1.2 million mothers and children in 2015.
The ten are identified by international experts from...more
A bucolic farm houses the campus of health care software provider, Epic Systems Corporation, where employees and visitors alike will likely run into a cow or an alfalfa farmer in a conference...more