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NC Way Partnerships

  Read the Full Article HERE. By Tom Peterson The article “The North Carolina Way: emerging healthcare system and faith community partnership” by Teresa Cutts and Gary Gunderson was recently published in Taylor & Francis in Development in Practice. The article notes that U.S. healthcare policy emphasizes partnerships between healthcare systems and community organizations in […]

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From a Horizontal Perspective

  By Heather Wood Ion For a week, I have had the privilege of watching how our healthcare system works, from ambulance ride to discharge, from a horizontal perspective. Most of our media reporting (from the vertical) comments on the financial and social crisis of American healthcare: it is absurdly, scandalously expensive, technologically driven, and unable […]

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Webinar: First Responder Chaplain connects hospital & community services

  Join Rev. Glenn Davis and Sheriff William Schatzman. Gary Gunderson will host Wednesday, October 11 12 noon Eastern Time Register HERE! What happens when you truly connect the work of a health system with that of first responders in the community? This is the question being tested at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC) in […]

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Images from Faith-Inspired Health Conference, Howard U

  People from across the country converged at Howard University on September 5 and 6 for a series of presentations and conversations around the theme: Faith-Inspired Health: Reason, Risk & Responsibility. The meeting took place in the Blackburn University Center as students outside the doors went about their busy academic lives. Thanks, Howard University and […]

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Oct. 28-9: Alignment of Governance & Leadership in Healthcare—Dallas

Alignment of Governance & Leadership in Healthcare: Building Momentum for Transformation Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Dallas, Texas October 28-29, 2017 No Cost to Participate Click HERE to Learn more and REGISTER! Click HERE for the Agenda & PDF BROCHURE The Governance Institute —in partnership with Stakeholder Health and the Public Health […]

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Host local post-broadcast conversation about opioids in your community!     

  HHS Live Stream-National Recovery Month Event Recovery, Prevention, & Hope: National Experts on Opioids & Other Addictions Equip Faith & Community Leaders   September 27 Live Stream: 1- 2 p.m. EDT Host your own local conversation 2- 3 p.m. EDT Live from Washington D.C., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will convene […]

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Study Shows Nutrition Program Could Save Hospitals up to $3,800 per Patient

      Four Chicago area hospitals showed early nutrition treatment treatment can save millions of dollars by decreasing length of hospital stay and readmissions.   Abbott Park, IL & Downers Grove, IL, PRNewswire Making sure people stay nourished in the hospital has shown to help patients recover, and real-world evidence confirms its cost benefits […]

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