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Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Grant

Posted by on June 15th, 2016 0 comments

Healthy Tomorrows projects must represent a new initiative within the community or an innovative component that builds on existing community resources. Projects usually target low-income populations and address four key areas: Access to health care services, Community-based health care, Preventive health care, and Service coordination The program requires direct clinical or public health services, pediatrician/pediatric… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Low Income, Scholarships and Grants



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Disparities within Serious Mental Illness Report from AHRQ

Posted by on June 2nd, 2016 0 comments

The primary goal of this Technical Brief is to describe and review the effectiveness of interventions that address disparities among adult patients with serious mental illness (SMI). The report is based on research conducted by the RTI International–University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)…. Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Senior



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Understanding the Social Determinants of Health

Posted by on April 13th, 2016 0 comments

Understanding the Social Determinants of Health – A Self-Guided Learning Module for Rural Health Care Teams is designed with two goals in mind: To help people who work in rural health learn more about the concept of social determinants of health; and to enable rural health teams to improve outcomes in their communities by addressing… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Rural



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Aetna Foundation 2016 Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program

Posted by on March 28th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from Aetna Foundation, 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



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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



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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



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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, “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



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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 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



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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, 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



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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 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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