Brush up on your prevention basics with this new Health Policy Institute of Ohio guide.
Health, Access and Care
State-by-state data on key indicators and budgets for disease prevention and improved community health.
Ohio’s Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) bill enacted in 2012 produced dozens of reforms, budget adjustments and efficiencies as well as policy changes related to K-12 and higher education, workforce development, energy and health care and human services. This year’s MBR will similarly introduce additional budget modifications and policy changes that could have implications for funders and the grantees you support.
Rising Tide explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of local and national experts.
In 2008, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) convened the Commission to Build a Healthier America to help us find better ways to improve the health of our nation. In their search for solutions, the Commissioners found that there is much more to health than health care and that where we live, learn, work, and play profoundly influence our health.
Mission or impact investing, which can generate both a social and financial return, has been gaining attention in philanthropic circles as a way to invest money in for-profit and nonprofit organizations that do work with a positive social impact.
CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2013 is the second agency report examining some of the key factors that affect health and lead to health disparities in the United States. Four findings bring home the enormous personal tragedy of health disparities.
Eight in 10 Ohio adults report being physically active; majority thinks increasing physical activity would improve health.
The United States now stands on the cusp of important expansion in access to affordable health insurance coverage that was promised in the enactment of federal health reform legislation in 2010. As actors and stakeholders throughout the health system prepare for a surge in the insured population, leaders are looking ahead to the looming challenges that will move to center stage as the crisis of the uninsured recedes: How can we reduce the heavy burden of health care cost growth on our nation’s families, employers, state budgets, and federal health care programs? And, in the face of significant disparities in health outcomes across population groups and between the United States and other developed nations, how can we strengthen our health system to provide better care and better health for all?
Each year in the United States, tens of millions of children, disproportionately low-income, go without seeing a dentist. This lack of access to dental care is a complex problem fueled by a number of factors, with two different dentist shortages compounding the issue.