When you think of Boston what comes to mind? You may be thinking of American history, world class hospitals, top research institutions and winning sports teams. However, there is another side to Greater Boston, one where more than half of households are rent burdened (paying 30 percent or more of their income on rent) and income inequality is rising.
Amy Gillman of LISC talks about the impact community development can have on health equity.
The Build Healthy Places Network staff presented a webinar for Prevention Institute and The Center for the Study of Social Policy on August 26th. The webinar provided an overview of the sector, a multi-billion-dollar sector that serves as an action arm for addressing through the development and financing of affordable housing, childcare centers, grocery stores, …
This article first appeared on the Pew Charitable Trusts blog August 8, 2016. Proposals abound for improving regional health: some call for initiatives to enhance clinical care and reduce costs, some focus on payment reform, others combine clinical and population-level interventions, and many more. In this increasingly complicated environment, it is challenging to determine …
Romi Hall presented with the Build Healthy Places Network at the annual 2016 National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO): Cultivating a Culture of Health Equity conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) shares how ACO’s are shifting the healthcare sector’s focus toward a model of population-based payment and management that increases need for collaboration with providers, public health, and other sectors like community development.
Chris Parker and Karen Minyard of the Georgia Health Policy Center discuss how Bridging for Health is innovating new financing and stewardship models.