As the Biden Administration implements a historic limit of 125,000 refugees into the US, resettlement programs can expect new changes with their budget but should prepare for a more gradual shift in execution.
Three fresh ideas in the sphere of coordinated care—digital technology, social prescribing, and national standardization—may be the innovations that programs need to better improve their impact.
While the new year is usually the best time to look for a new job, unprecedented spikes in unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic may prove otherwise.
Data and information are not the same thing. While data consists of raw numbers and quantitative results, information comes from analyzing such data to look for trends, patterns, and evidence of impact.
December 10th marks seventy-two years since the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. By utilizing principles of human rights, social programs can better inform and improve social determinants of health (SDoH). […]
With another World AIDS Day behind us, programs within the United States and across the globe, are still working tirelessly to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. As one of the biggest health crises […]
Homelessness in the US is at a record high, much of which is due to the effects of COVID-19 on job security, rent payments, and healthcare. As colder winter months approach, it […]
The US healthcare system typically siloes specialists away from primary care, making treatment for issues like mental and behavioral health more difficult—and expensive—for patients and providers to access. By moving to a whole person care approach, […]
There is more to health than just healthcare. Taking a whole person care approach helps mitigate hospital costs and could be a solution to providing more affordable, holistic care to those most in need. Taking this approach […]
As COVID-19 restrictions continue across the country, the consequences of isolation are becoming more apparent—unfortunately including a rise in domestic violence. Known as the shadow pandemic, programs are struggling to handle this surge in intimate partner violence alongside the coronavirus. Governments, non-profits, and […]
With World Mental Health Day coming up on October 10th, communities across the globe are looking for better ways to manage mental and behavioral health. Social determinants of health are an effective way […]
STD transmission remains one of the top public health crises in the United States. While efforts to reduce STDs have historically focused on individual behavior, recent programs such as CARS (Community-based Approaches […]