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U.S. News & World Report

Katelyn Newman

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17 July 2019

Alabama, United States

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Close collaboration between stakeholders in a community allows rural health centers to remain in operation. With the failure of many rural hospitals across the United States, medical providers, nonprofit organizations...

Los Angeles Times

Noam N. Levey

19 June 2019

Germany

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The United States is currently facing a rise in the cost of specialty drugs, but the nation may be able to learn from Germany's successful approach to a drug pricing initiative. Based on keeping government involvement...

Eye On Ohio

Katie Ellington

9 June 2019

Columbus, Ohio, United States

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Though Ohio has traditionally relied on volunteers to be guardians to elder folks who don't have support of family or loved ones, the court system looks to partnerships with external organizations to give at-risk seni...

The New York Times

Aaron E. Carroll

22 April 2019

Singapore

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In Singapore, government officials have taken the opportunity to learn from gaps and failures in their health care system in order to enact a more progressive, proactive and accessible process. From subsidizing housin...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jill Harkins

9 April 2019

Delaware, United States

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Making reproductive health care a part of a woman’s primary care expands opportunities for proactive family planning. Delaware nonprofit, Upstream, partners with health care systems to increase access to information a...

The Nashua Telegraph

Sheryl Rich-Kern

3 March 2019

Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

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The hub-and-spoke model allows local partners to provide individuals with access to resources earmarked specifically for opioid addiction treatment. The system of care, which uses regional clinics and non-profits as ...

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Zara Stone

4 January 2019

Canada

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At-home health care isn't new, but technological advancements have allowed for the niche industry to expand beyond pregnancy tests and heart rate monitors. Although not without controversy, mail-in swab kits, artifici...

The Guardian

Robert Booth

18 November 2018

London, United Kingdom

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Allowing doctors to refer patients to social activities and community programs eases workloads by reducing hospital admissions for non-medical issues. The practice of “community prescribing,” pioneered by a group of g...

Politico

Joanne Kenen

12 September 2018

Torrance, California, United States

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The Medicare system is struggling with rising costs and a rapidly aging population, but one solution to the issue might be to encourage people to lay out end-of-life plans and wishes before a health crisis. The Provid...

Daily Monitor

Lilian Namagembe

7 August 2018

Uganda

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An electronic human resources system has reduced health worker absenteeism in Uganda, improving health service delivery across the country. The tool requires workers to sign in and out, pushing them to show up for the...

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Miriam Zoila Perez

31 July 2018

Washington, D.C., United States

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Community of Hope, a health clinic, is offering a prenatal program called “Centering Pregnancy.” Participants meet bi weekly and cover topics related to pregnancy until the end of their term. The goal is to improve th...

Scie-News

Esther Nakkazi

28 May 2018

Uganda

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Baylor-Uganda teamed up to create Caring Together, a training and mentorship program designed to improve health care in Uganda. The program rolled out across Uganda over three years, using tolls like peer-to-peer trai...

Center for Health Journalism

Elizabeth Zach

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14 May 2018

Portola, California, United States

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Plumas County had one of the highest rates of opioid deaths in the state of California. So, 24 coalitions banded together and formed an umbrella group in order to address the problem. “Plumas County went from having t...

Daily Monitor

Lilian Namagembe

26 April 2018

Uganda

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An initiative that cultivated a sense of responsibility and accountability among health workers and support staff led to a variety of successful outcomes, including improved worker arrival times at health facilities, ...

Apolitical

Jack Graham

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15 February 2018

San Isidro, Peru

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Peru formerly had one of the highest rates of stunting in South America, with chronic malnutrition affecting more than 1 in 4 children under five. Thanks to results-based budgeting and a government-wide commitment to ...

Politico Magazine

Arthur Allen

18 December 2017

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Sharing data between health care centers and community social services lowers health care costs and increases access to vital assistance. A software platform developed by the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (P...

The Guardian

Susana Ferreira

5 December 2017

Olhão, Portugal

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After the fall of an oppressive and isolating regime, Portugal found itself utterly unprepared to deal with the rapid distribution of narcotics in the 1980s, creating a crisis that left 1 in every 10 people struggling...

Chicago Tribune

Ese Olumhense

27 November 2017

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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In Chicago, the disparity in mortality rates between white and black women who contracted breast cancer was once disturbingly high, one of the worst in the nation . But ten years of fostering partnerships between the ...

Washington Post

Carolyn Y. Johnson

17 September 2017

Vermont, United States

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Hospitals in Vermont received upfront lump-sum payments to manage the care of patients assigned to them. The pilot project involved 30,000 Medicaid patients and was intended to incentivize providers to keep the patien...

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Chris Peak

15 September 2017

Connecticut, United States

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Unlike other states, Connecticut is running their own medicaid program. The state is reducing costs by reaching out to people before they get severely sick. They’re using their extensive medicaid data, looking for peo...

CityLab

Laura Bliss

9 August 2017

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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The Kentucky metro area has some of the worst air quality in the country, leading to concerning rates of asthma and respiratory disease well above the national averages. But a group called AIR Louisville has implement...

Vox

Julia Belluz

29 June 2017

California, United States

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The USA is seeing rising maternal mortality rates in recent years. It shows higher rates than most developed countries, in part due to the country's lack of attention to women's health. California is reversing this tr...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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27 June 2017

Norway

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With climate change, population pressures and mobilization epidemics will occur more frequently, and past ones have proven to be disastrous and expensive. The Center for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) is foc...

NPR

Michelle Andrews

6 June 2017

New York, New York, United States

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Hospitals in Omaha are creating “medical-legal partnerships” for their patients: teams of doctors, social workers and lawyers that work collaboratively with patients to help them navigate challenges like fighting to g...

Bright Magazine

Anna-Catherine Brigida

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5 June 2017

Ecuador

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A program in Ecuador invites indigenous parteras, or midwives, into state hospitals in order to accommodate and better provide services for indigenous women. After the program was implemented the child birth rate drop...

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