Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD, president and chief executive officer of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) and Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), is widely regarded as a leader in healthcare quality improvement and has presented at numerous national and international conferences. Both PRHI and JHF have been able to forge important statewide, national, and international relationships and collaborations. Over time, many of those collaborations have tested new solutions and supported needed policy changes.

In addition to ongoing partnerships with local and regional health systems, primary care practices, and skilled nursing facilities, here are a few examples of our expanded reach:

On the statewide level:

Pennsylvania Dept. of Health - Health Research Advisory Committee
Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council
Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative (founded by JHF)

On the national level:

Civitas Networks for Health
Grantmakers in Aging
Grantmakers In Health
National Board of Medical Examiners
Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

On the international level:

Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute
Clalit Health Services


Contact: Nancy Zionts