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Can ordinary citizens help fill gaps in U.S. health care?

A news video from PBS in partnership with Kaiser Health News Health coaches in Harlem are applying lessons learned from struggling communities of South Africa. Can the Community Health Worker (CHW) model improve health on a large scale in the complex health system of the United States? “…here in Harlem, the question is, how can […]

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Stakeholder Health Leader’s Guides available!

Leader’s Guides for the new book Stakeholder Health: Insights from New Systems of Health are now available. Click on the links below for the Leader’s Guide oriented to the groups you are working with. You will find them to be similar but with some differences. These will be updated from time to time with additional helps for the […]

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Interesting Conversations from Stakeholder Health

        Stakeholder Health is in essence a learning community. Each of us shares what we’ve found is helping to improve health in our different communities. We take what we’ve heard from others and consider whether that may make sense (in some form) in our own place. Some of these conversations are in the form of […]

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Evocative grantmaking can create adaptive organizations

    In the Fall 2016 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, Doug Easterling describes an emerging trend that should improve effectiveness in improving community health. Using Evocative Grantmaking foundations are working with health systems and other organizations to address the wicked problems of social determinants of health. “Rather than viewing a grant as an […]

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Summit on Social Determinants on Health — Chicago

The Inaugural Summit on the Social Determinants of Health The Drake Hotel in Chicago, Illinois December 5 & 6, 2016 There are clear associations between social determinants and poor health status among children, adults, and seniors. Factors such as food insecurity, lack of safe and affordable housing, quality education, transportation, and isolation have a significant […]

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Memphis Model Workshop, December 12-13

The Congregational Health Network: Adaptation Seminar – Immersion and Presentation December 12-13, 2016 Methodist University Hospital, Memphis The Congregational Health Network is a partnership between Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, congregations and other relevant community entities in the Memphis metropolitan area designed to address health issues by increasing the congregation’s and the hospital’s ability to care for […]

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Alignment of Governance and Leadership in Healthcare, Nashville, Oct. 29-30

    Alignment of Governance & Leadership in Healthcare: Building Momentum for Transformation Omni Nashville, Nashville, TN, October 29-30, 2016     Is your organization prepared to answer questions like these? Are you directing charitable resources towards proactive strategies that address key drivers of poor health in your communities? 
Are you building partnerships with external […]

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Q & A: Jerry Winslow and Gary Gunderson on Faith and Healthcare

    Here’s a conversation with two people deeply rooted in connections between faith and health. Both serve as leaders in Stakeholder Health. Dr. Gerald Winslow, a.k.a. Jerry, is Vice President for Mission and Culture for Loma Linda University Health. He is the founding Director of the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership. He is also Professor […]

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