President Donald Trump is getting impatient with Congress regarding stalled VA Choice reforms, as lawmakers work on a deal.
From asthma to obesity, key indicators continue to pose challenges for community health.
It's time to take the movement toward exterminating food security to the next level, starting with screening our patients, co-locating services and more.
A handful of California hospitals are asking the state's attorney general to let them lower their state-mandated charity care costs, after the AG's predecessor denied the requests. Now that more patients have insurance, the hospitals say the need for charity care is far lower.
Community health centers fear federal funds will come too late, leading to cuts in prevention efforts
While community health centers remain cautiously optimistic that the latest effort to extend federal funding for their programs will succeed, when and where the money comes from is important to them as well.
Driven by new care and payment models, a growing number of healthcare organizations are starting to take a hard look at how they can influence factors outside the delivery system—social determinants—to impact community health.
As the deadline looms for Congress to act on a number of major funding priorities, anxiety grows among community health center providers as they fear their funding needs may be forgotten.
A new study finds promise in hospitals addressing health disparity issues within the community setting of a barbershop.
UnitedHealthcare and the not-for-profit Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers will design community-based models to care for complex patients. MacArthur Fellowship winner Dr. Jeffrey Brenner will head up the partnership.
The health system will not provide information about the immigration status of its patients, students or employees, unless there are appropriate legal proceedings, CEO and President Dr. Steven Safyer wrote in a letter to the Montefiore community.
What groups are responsible for tackling social determinants of health, how their efforts should be funded, and what models actually work are a few of the challenges in efforts to improve population health.
Expectations that the ACA-driven reduction in charitable care would force the nation's largest not-for-profit healthcare systems to step up their investment in community-based prevention programs have yet to be fulfilled.