NOT REGISTERED? REGISTER HERE
Hide Advanced Search - Show Advanced Search +

We found 109 results for:

Health care management ×
Clear

Title
& Description

News Outlet
& Journalist

Date
& Location

MEDIA TYPE
& LENGTH

The Baltimore Sun

Meredith Cohn

29 September 2015

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Residents who use a disproportionate amount of health care, or super utilizers, are a high cost for the system. A hospital in Baltimore is following the example of other hospitals and focusing on the underlying proble...

PBS NewsHour

Jackie Judd

2 September 2015

Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Broadcast TV News

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Many U.S. medical systems are using medical-legal partnerships to help disadvantaged patients who need help navigating problems with landlords and insurers that interfere with their health.

Al Jazeera

Javid Abdelmoneim

17 August 2015

Uganda

Broadcast TV News

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

In Uganda, disease caused by improper surgical protocol is one of the leading causes of death. In response to this problem, Doctors are utilizing a surgical checklist from the World Health Organization, as well as oth...

The New York Times

Courtney E. Martin

14 August 2015

San Francisco, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Patients' last years of life are the most expensive for the health care system. For a fifth of the cost, a Zen hospice program, in San Francisco, is helping those who are dying improve their quality of death by enjoyi...

Kaiser Health News

Jenny Gold

13 August 2015

Oakland, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

California has taken perhaps the most proactive stance in the nation in enforcing laws to ensure people with mental illnesses have fair and timely access to care. But even in this state, it’s proving difficult to ensu...

KQED

April Dembosky

4 August 2015

San Francisco, California, United States

Radio

3-5 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The UCSF medical curriculum now uses a new unconscious bias approach after realizing the traditional diversity training from the ’80s and ’90s didn’t work.

Vox

Sarah Kliff

28 May 2015

La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Encouraging conversations with doctors about end-of-life care helps to normalize the process for patients, and ultimately helps to reduce medical costs. The Respecting Choices program developed in La Crosse, Wisconsin...

Toronto Star

Catherine Porter

23 May 2015

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Poverty increases the risk of illness due to insecure housing, unstable employment, poor education, etc. A hospital program in Toronto addresses these social determinants for health by prescribing patients to apply fo...

The New Yorker

Atul Gawande

11 May 2015

McAllen, Texas, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

An investigation reveals a startling percentage of medical procedures provided in the United States are unnecessary or inappropriate - harming patients physically as well as financially. This "profit-maximizing medica...

KQED

Anna Gorman

10 May 2015

Newport Beach, California, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, under pressure from the insurance network to lower maternity costs, used a number of tools to lower the rate of cesarean sections done. The changes not only helped drastically redu...

Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)

Rebecca Plevin

6 May 2015

Sacramento, California, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The United States health care system is expensive and enables doctors to prescribe costly brand name medication instead of generic versions. Sutter Health assembles its doctors a few times a week to review with electr...

NPR

Scott Hensley

29 April 2015

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Text

Under 800 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

For those addicted to opioids, getting treatment can take a long time because not all emergency rooms offer buprenorphine and counseling interventions. Yale-New Haven Hospital has shown that if patients receive bupren...

The New York Times

Margot Sanger-Katz

27 March 2015

Seattle, Washington, United States

Text

Over 3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The health care system in the United States is not only expensive, but also its social inequities and infrastructure fail to aid patients’ individual needs. Iora Primary Care in Seattle offers a monthly stipend for ph...

Freakonomics

Stephen J. Dubner

4 February 2015

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Podcast

Over 15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Studying the outcomes of public health delivery can lack a scientific methodology. MIT economists have applied the methodology of randomized controlled trial (RCT) to study the effect of the Medicaid expansion plan in...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

17 July 2014

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Being poor can make you sick because of where you work, live and eat. Medical-legal partnerships, in hospitals U.S. cities, are attacking these social determinants through legal aid to the poor, often class-action law...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

11 June 2014

New Mexico, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
3
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Project ECHO - driven by a single doctor with a cause - pulled together a team of specialists to develop a model that combines technology with collaborative care and careful patient tracking to help cure for diseases ...

WNYC

Amanda Aronczyk

3 June 2014

New York, New York, United States

Radio

5-15 Minutes

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Hospitals in New York improve healthcare quality and reduce medical costs by staying in frequent contact with patients requiring frequent or long-term care. Montefiore's Accountable Care Organization pulls in care pro...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

7 May 2014

San Francisco, California, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The rate of Cesarean sections is on the rise in the United States, despite the higher risks of hysterectomy, hemorrhage, and infection, as well as the elevated expense. San Francisco General’s maternity ward, however,...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

18 December 2013

New York, New York, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

To educate and prepare new mothers, Centering Pregnancy and Centering Parenting sites in the United States offer community-based patient-centered care in low-income areas. Centering offers interactive learning, check-...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

11 December 2013

Brazil

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Physical illnesses trigger and exacerbate poverty because costs are too high to treat them. The Associação Saúde Criança in Rio de Janeiro counsels helps by assisting families with services such as food, medicine, voc...

Kaiser Health News

Ankita Rao

15 May 2013

El Dorado, California, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

The Affordable Care Act’s provisions to increase health care while decreasing costs have caused physicians some economic uncertainties. Two physicians have transformed their practices into business models that offer ...

Business Insider

Adam Plowright

21 April 2013

Bengaluru, India

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
1
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

A hundred years after the first heart surgery, less than 10 percent of the world's population can afford it. By using pre-fabricated buildings, stripping out air-conditioning and even training visitors to help with po...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

23 January 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Text

800-1500 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

Social programs are seen as a fiscal burden on the U.S. However, investment in effective social programs saves taxpayer dollars so evaluating the performance of federal programs could help Congress act more responsibly.

The New York Times

David Bornstein

1 December 2011

New York, New York, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

America’s system of health care is based on an old industrial-era model, without taking into account a decentralized, mobile, independent workforce that remains largely unprotected without health and unemployment insu...

POZ Magazine

Benjamin Ryan

4 August 2011

District of Columbia, United States

Text

1500-3000 Words

ADD TO COLLECTION
FAVORITE
VIEW STORY

When health care funding was cut in the United States, HIV clinics were hit harder than some other areas, impacting not just the medicine, but also the staff in these facilities. The Whitman-Walker Clinic in the Distr...

I WORK IN, TEACH, OR STUDY JOURNALISM Not a journalist, but I want to learn about solutions.
AS A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
  • Access our training curriculum or attend a training
  • Share your stories
  • Join a local community of journalists
  • Attend story workshops and events to hone your craft
  • Get funding and additional support
  • Access the full Solutions Story Tracker®
  • Save favorite stories and create collections in your user profile
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
TO JOIN, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (*=REQUIRED)

Not a journalist? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Here is what you will get:
  • Unlimited access to thousands of stories from around the world
  • First look and access to new features, tools, and resources
  • Curated newsletters with top stories
  • Invitations to SolutionsU® community events
  • Receive emails containing the above offerings via occasional email throughout your membership
  • And much more to come…
It’s easy and will take less than 2 minutes.

Journalist or J-School? Register here instead.



Your information will be used to complete your application, and to subscribe you to occasional updates. We will only send you relevant information, which may be sent to you through any channel for which you provide contact information to us. We may use this information to target content we send you, but we will never sell or transfer your information to 3rd parties for commercial or advertising purposes. We may use your information to connect you to 3rd parties for the purpose of improving your membership and enriching your professional network. You can unsubscribe at any time from any content delivery channel, or from all of them, though unsubscribing may prevent you from participating in the opportunities provided by this program. View our full privacy policy here.

Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs

Photos are licensed under Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license, and are credited to the following photographers:

Ra'ed Qutena, 段 文慶, Fabio Campo, City Clock Magazine, Justin Norman, scarlatti2004, Gary Simmons, Kathryn McCallum, and Nearsoft Inc

Photos are licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license / Desaturated from original, and are credited to the following photographers:

Burak Kebapci and SCY.

Photos are licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) and are credited to the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Conference attendee listening to speaker, Jenifer Daniels / Colorstock getcolorstock.com.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images

Photo Credit: Sonia Narang