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Politico

Arthur Allen

12 September 2018

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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As new Medicare requirements and expenses change, new start-ups are stepping up to move the hospital industry to share data more easily and break down the silos that keep care from being efficient for both patient and...

Alaska Public Media

Anne Hillman

28 March 2018

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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Alaska’s Southcentral Foundation has implemented “integrated” primary care which brings together a patient’s primary care and behavioral health providers as well as navigators, legal assistance, and nutritionists all ...

BBC

Tom Colls

20 March 2018

London, England

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The “pathways” model of care brings together a multi-discipline team to improve the care of homeless patients in-hospital by addressing immediate needs and ensuring that they are not discharged without a place to stay.

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Odette Chalaby

19 February 2018

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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In order to address racial disparities in breast cancer survival rates, the Chicago-based Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force initiated a program to provide African American women with navigators. These navigators—w...

The Guardian

Lucy Jolin

28 November 2017

England

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The healthcare world is highly innovative right now as it tries to make medicine more personalized and harnesses engineering. Hitachi is trying to aggregate data in order to prevent disease and help the healthcare sy...

Politico

Joanne Kenen

25 October 2017

Harlem, New York, United States

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A community-focused health care program in Harlem, New York helps connect local residents with people from their own community – known as "health coaches" – who can help address their health concerns. Doctors from loc...

The Baltimore Sun

Andrea K. McDaniels

1 August 2017

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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A program in Baltimore is putting 4 women through training to become doulas who will help low-income, minority mothers navigate their pregnancies and childbirth. Utilizing doulas leads to better health outcomes for mo...

Vox

Julia Belluz

3 July 2017

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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Black American mothers are about 3.5 times more likely to die from complications related to childbirth than white American mothers. A program called Pregnancy Medical Home in North Carolina has contributed to successf...

The Atlantic

Keren Landman

21 April 2017

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Oftentimes, transgender health care is treated differently from standard health care because many primary care physicians believe it requires additional medical knowledge, but a clinic in Atlanta is fighting against t...

Washington Monthly

Anna Gorman

19 March 2017

San Diego, California, United States

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End of life planning is a thorny issue, but a pre-hospice program in San Diego is working to address the tough conversations and place seniors in care for their final years. They found that by bringing care to patient...

Kaiser Health News

Sam Quinones

8 March 2017

California, United States

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In 2009 Kaiser Permanente doctors, alarmed by the rising rate of opioids being prescribed to patients, decided to develop a set of strategies and lower painkiller prescriptions. The most difficult one, is talking to...

Washington Monthly

Heather Boerner

1 March 2017

Stanford, California, United States

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Doctors at Stanford University developed per-patient and per-month payment plans to better support patients with complex medical needs. The approach upends the typical per-service payment model. It has radically impro...

Washington Monthly

Shannon Brownlee

1 March 2017

United States

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While American medicine tops the charts for "acute care," it's notably sub-par when it comes to treating chronic conditions and focusing on prevention. This piece introduces a series on how the U.S. healthcare system'...

Kaiser Health News

JoNel Aleccia

12 January 2017

Seattle, Washington, United States

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People who are homeless and have a terminal illness usually end up in the emergency room which is more expensive and less effective. The UW Medicine’s Harboview Medical Center is the first U.S. program that sends mobi...

Detroit Free Press

Gina Damron

19 November 2016

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Across the country, hospitals are embracing intensive intervention programs to help victims of violence — including those who have criminal histories — after they have been brought in for treatment of injuries. Such p...

Livemint

Priti Salian

8 October 2016

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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A stand-alone hospice in the city of Bengaluru is the sole provider of end-of-life care for the terminally ill in the region. Having helped nearly 11,000 patients and trained nursing aids during a six-month course to ...

The Tennessean

Holly Fletcher

5 August 2016

Cookeville, Tennessee, United States

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An emerging health care model, in Tennessee, has expanded to about 50 counties under a federal innovation program aimed at trying to give better care at lower prices.

Small Towns Big Change

Leah Todd Lin

5 August 2016

Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States

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In Española, New Mexico, a state-funded program called the Pathways Community HUB Model brings law enforcement, health care providers, and treatment centers together to make sure they have a whole picture of each addi...

The Taos News

Cody Hooks

4 August 2016

Camden, New Jersey, United States

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Improving health care with the patient’s goals in mind requires in-person consultations and a system that efficiently collects data from the patient’s medical history and treatment. The Camden Coalition Health Informa...

Rio Grande Sun

Andrew Martinez

21 July 2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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New Mexico’s veterans are getting faster care as new programs expand to rural areas. Thanks to a host of initiatives, including telemedicine, contracts with community clinics, and travel benefits, the state’s VA healt...

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Staci Matlock

9 July 2016

Silver City, New Mexico, United States

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Hidalgo Medical Services is a nonprofit public health clinic that has set out to develop a model for delivering quality, affordable health care to rural communities through a comprehensive approach that addresses mult...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Brie Zeltner

7 June 2016

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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The Healing Hurt People program, or HHP, is an ER-based violence intervention program that works on the public health-based notion that violence - like other diseases that spread - can be prevented. It targets service...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Brie Zeltner

13 April 2016

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Victims of violence found in hospitals are more likely to return for emergency care than those with chronic illnesses. As a result, communities like Cleveland, Ohio are trying the approach of treating violence as a pu...

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Brie Zeltner

3 February 2016

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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The Pathways Community HUB model, born in Mansfield as way to improve pregnancy outcomes, is becoming a national model. Its success is in large part due to its rewarding only caretakers whose patients achieve certain ...

NPR

Rae Ellen Bichell

3 January 2016

Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

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Uganda has the best quality of death among low-income countries, according to the Economic Intelligence Unit. Its success stems in part from the strictly regulated but available supply of morphine, which is distribute...

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