A roundup of news, events, milestones, and publications. In this issue, we share a community-driven policy agenda to strengthen our investments in health--from more services for teens with mental health crises, to funding for doulas who help reduce maternal mortality and bad pregnancy outcomes, to more robust penalties and rewards for honoring the Choosing Wisely practice guidelines.
Amazon, Please Deliver Health Care Prime
In an open letter to Amazon, JHF and Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative President/CEO Karen Feinstein shares her vision for 'Health Care Prime'-a healthcare system that is timely, high-quality, customized, affordable, and convenient.
Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $830,000 in New Grants to Create Higher-Quality Healthcare Delivery and Payment Models, Reduce Maternal Mortality
The new grants will further efforts to create healthcare delivery and payment demonstration projects that improve patient care and eliminate avoidable costs, and to enhance maternal health among the Pittsburgh region’s immigrant and refugee population by demonstrating the value of doula community health workers