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Mar

28

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Aetna Foundation 2016 Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program

Posted by on March 28th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from Aetna Foundation, http://bit.ly/1PAUIRC Due date: April 15, 2016 at 3 PM ET The Aetna Foundation 2016 Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program seeks to support communities’ efforts to become healthier places to live, work, learn, play and pray. The program will support projects that benefit underserved, low-income, and minority communities. This year’s program aims to have broader impact and reach… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

Mar

25

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CMS Releases Interactive Mapping Medicare Disparities Tool

Posted by on March 25th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) released a new interactive map to increase understanding of geographic disparities in chronic disease among Medicare beneficiaries. The Mapping Medicare Disparities (MMD) Tool identifies disparities in health outcomes, utilization, and spending by race and ethnicity and geographic location. Understanding geographic differences in… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

Mar

17

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NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Posted by on March 17th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from HRSA NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate nursing programs, including RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP program to receive funding for tuition, fees and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible NURSE Corps site upon graduation for at least… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

Mar

14

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Prenatal Education for Low-Income Latinas Using Photonovels

Posted by on March 14th, 2016 0 comments

Participatory Group Prenatal Education Using Photonovels: Evaluation of a Lay Health Educator Model with Low-Income Latinas By Susan J. Auger, Sarah Verbiest, James V. Spickard, Florence M. Simán, and Mélida Colindres Published in Journal of Participatory Medicine, December 2015, http://bit.ly/1RhjfCu “This study demonstrated that 1) a participatory prenatal education program can be an effective way to foster health… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Health Information Literacy, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns

Feb

12

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Addressing Disparities Research Grants

Posted by on February 12th, 2016 0 comments

Addressing Disparities Research Grants from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (pcori) Letter of Intent Deadline: March 2, 2016 To read a summary, visit http://bit.ly/1PHwmH8 From RHI Hub: Addressing Disparities Research Grants offers funding to research the comparative effectiveness of enhanced interventions that reduce or eliminate disparities in health and healthcare. Studies should focus on overcoming barriers that may disproportionately… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

Feb

04

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Videos from Health Literacy Summit

Posted by on February 4th, 2016 0 comments

Eighteen presentations are available to watch online from the 2015 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit: Better Health Through Better Communication, http://1.usa.gov/20ul6s0. Video Presentations include: Using Social Media to Communicate Health Literate Messages The 60% Challenge: Seniors and Health Literacy Better Health and Healthcare for ESL Adults through Education From Non-compliance to Exceptionalism: Changing the low health literacy… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences, Health Information Literacy, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Senior

Jan

12

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Connecting Kids to Coverage

Posted by on January 12th, 2016 0 comments

February 11 at 3:00 pm EST (2:00 pm CT, 1:00 pm MT, Noon PT) Register for the free webinar http://bit.ly/1P7sspV Children and teenagers in your congregation or community may qualify for free or low-cost health insurance coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Many parents may be eligible for Medicaid as well. Learn… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Low Income, Websites

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