A roundup of news, events, milestones, and publications. In this issue, we recap a recent Jewish Healthcare Foundation-AcademyHealth summit to re-imagine the design, implementation, and evaluation of health improvement projects. We also announce new grants to uncover higher-quality, more efficient ways of delivering care in tandem with providers and payers, and to reduce the shockingly high maternal mortality rate by advancing the role of community health workers.
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