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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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First grads of San Manuel Gateway College as ‘community faculty’

  By Heather Reifsnyder This article first appeared on Loma Linda University Health’s news website.  Read the original story HERE. At the site of what was a desolate patch of dirt less than three years ago, 34 students graduated from San Manuel Gateway College on June 7 — the first class to receive a Loma Linda University […]

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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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A Day in the Life of a Community Health Worker (CHW)

By Dominica Rehbein and Nancy Combs, with Nada Dickinson  “Serving as a community health worker is being a resource to help ease some of the stressors in people’s lives. We are a bridge of support that brings our clients to the road of their success.”  — Nada Dickinson, Community Health Worker, Detroit   Nada Dickinson, […]

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