Participants learned more about how seriously ill persons and their caregivers are being affected, the short- and long-term repercussions for health access and disparities, the implications for end-of-life care and grieving, and what providers and health systems can do.
Disagreement about the role of markets lies at the root of many of our fiercest health care controversies. One side believes that unleashing market forces will rescue our health care system. From this viewpoint, government involvement is inherently destructive, except in rare circumstances. Many opponents of the Affordable Care Act share this opinion.
NYSHealth’s approach for putting patients at the center is to support efforts–at the individual, system, or policy level—that empower patients to be drivers of and partners in their own health and health care.
In 2017, every American community will be affected by changes to the health policy landscape. Major modifications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are already under consideration, while other new or revised policies with the potential to affect access to health care or coverage may be revealed in time.
The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, a 19-year-old conversion foundation, has elevated its health policy agenda to advocate for health reform and create a key role for health philanthropy in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Ohio.
The Jewish Healthcare Foundation believes that a great health care consumer awakening is upon us. Read this Views from the Field on how a patient activation movement could lead to a health revolution and transform population health.
Project ECHO is an innovative model for expanding access to specialty and high-quality primary care in rural areas using telehealth-enabled networked learning. Read how the Project ECHO model is dramatically expanding capacity to provide treatment and improve patient outcomes.
The goal of the Affordable Care Act—to provide access to health care to virtually all Americans through affordable health insurance that covers all essential services—coincides with The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey’s mission to bring quality, affordable health care to the most underserved and vulnerable people in its community.
Optimizing Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment through Collaboration, Technical Assistance, and Promotion
The passage of the Affordable Care Act provided many health foundations an unprecedented opportunity to expand affordable coverage to lower-income and vulnerable people through the new health insurance marketplaces.
In 2008 the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and The Fine Foundation and launched The Fine Awards for Teamwork Excellence in Health Care. Each year, the awards celebrate health care teams in western Pennsylvania who achieve significant quality improvements.
The ACA challenged states to rebuild a heath care system universally viewed as broken. Oregon embraced the challenge with a mix of quality improvement and cost containment strategies reflected in its approved 1115 Medicaid Demonstration.