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RWJF: Data for Health

Effort Will Focus on Community Priorities for Using Health Information to Build a Culture of Health. Update: Melissa Eng-Wong, of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will be joining us for the November Forum to brief us on the RWJF national listening tour on Health IT.  November 5, 11:00 a.m. EST. Register here. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently […]

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Former EVS workers: smart community health

  Former hospital environmental workers support health in the neighborhoods of Winston-Salem, North Carolina By Les Gura In the small but neatly appointed living room of Shirley Gray’s home in east Winston-Salem, Annika Archie and Vernita Frasier gently ask Gray questions and offer reminders. “How’s your blood sugar?” “Are you eating well at home?” “Do […]

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Nov. 5 Forum: “Outside In” Health IT

Designing “Outside In” Health IT Measurement Frameworks November 5, 11:00 a.m. EST. Register here.   **UPDATE:  Guest presenter Melissa Eng-Wong, Program Associate at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will also brief the Stakeholder Health community on Data for Health, a new initiative that seeks to discern community priorities for using Health IT to build a culture […]

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Come to the Table, Atlanta

ProMedica and the Alliance to End Hunger Present: Come to the Table Friday, November 14, 2014 The Carter Center, Atlanta A message from Randy Oostra, President and CEO, ProMedica and Ambassador Tony P. Hall, Executive Director Emeritus, The Alliance to End Hunger: Earlier this year, ProMedica and the Alliance to End Hunger hosted a national summit […]

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Neighborhood Economics Workshop

November 12-13, Louisville, KY The Center for Interfaith Relations is proud to sponsor a two-day workshop on Neighborhood Economics, hosted by Social Capital Markets and the Parish Collective. Neighborhood Economics will explore the topic of whole communities and how to build economic resilience at the local level. This two-day event features keynote talks by Walter […]

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Backbones versus hearts

        By Gary Gunderson Words matter. Indeed, words are a kind of matter—with weight, velocity and power—especially when we talk with others about our life journeys. This became vivid in two days with Stakeholder Health partners in Washington, D.C. Recent Stakeholder Health meetings were held in the halls of power of the […]

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Forum: Dr. DeMont Discusses Trauma’s Toll on Health

October 2014 Due to technical difficulties during the presentation, we do not have an original recording. However, Dr. DeMont has graciously re-recorded the presentation. Click link to view: Trauma’s Toll on Health: A Community-wide Response. When Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Indiana looked deeply into the results of their Community Health Needs Assessment they witnessed a powerful […]

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When You Don’t Need an Ambulance

Another great story from NPR and Kaiser Health News. This time it’s about what happens when you call 9-1-1 to ask for medical help. “When a fire department gets a call for medical help, most of them scramble both an ambulance and a fully staffed fire truck,” reports Eric Whitney. According to the story, South Metro […]

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