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State Policymakers Respond to COVID-19

During this webinar, attendees learned about coverage pathways for testing and treatment, Medicaid strategies that support providers, and state budget considerations.

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Creating Effective Health Care Markets

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.

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Using Strategic Philanthropy to Advance State Health Care Reform: Maine’s New Dirigo Health Plan

Learn about development of Maine’s innovative Dirigo Health Plan, an ambitious, comprehensive health care reform initiative.  Dirigo Health will offer a health insurance product to individuals, the self-employed, and small businesses; expand eligibility in Maine’s Medicaid program; and improve quality and contain costs. 

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Death of the Magic Bullet: Examining Antibiotic Resistance

This GIH Issue Focus examines antibiotic resistance and explores opportunities for health funders.

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Putting Patient Safety into Practice: Strategies for Health Care’s Front Lines

Reducing medical errors and heightening patient safety are critical to health care quality improvement.  This Issue Focus looks at specific error and patient safety issues and how grantmakers, researchers, hospitals, and health systems are working together to address them.  

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Collaboration: Building Relationships to Improve Health

This GIH Issue Focus on collaboration draws from President & CEO Lauren LeRoy’s remarks at GIH’s 2012 Meeting, Collaborating for Change: Exploring Health Partnerships That Work.

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Promoting Diversity in the Health Workforce

This GIH Issue Focus outlines steps that health grantmakers can take to improve diversity in the health workforce.

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What Patient Safety is Teaching Us

This Views from the Field spotlights the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative, a regional health care quality and patient safety improvement program. With initial funding from the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and support from a wide variety of community stakeholders, this initiative has evolved into a nationally recognized model for improving health care quality.

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Advancing Quality through Improved Patient Safety

Despite the most sophisticated medical care in the world, each year more Americans die at the hands of our health care system than from some of life’s deadliest diseases. This Issue Focus presents information on what medical errors are, how they occur, and what strategies grantmakers can adopt to prevent them.

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Long-Term Care Quality: Facing the Challenges of an Aging Population

As our population ages, and the need for long-term care services grows, issues surrounding the quality of care, as well as the quality of life, will become increasingly important. Based on a recent GIH Issue Dialogue, this Issue Focus explores ways in which grantmakers can partner with policymakers, health care professionals, advocacy groups, and patients and their families to improve the quality of long-term care.

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