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Health equity 101: What local experts say about healthcare disparities and how tech can bridge the gaps purpose

Oct. 20, 2021 10:16 am

Health equity 101: What local experts say about healthcare disparities and how tech can bridge the gaps

For Black, brown, immigrant and low-income communities, access to technology can mean better health outcomes.
Nurses are leaving the profession. Health care leaders need to address the reasons purpose

Sep. 22, 2021 9:35 am

Nurses are leaving the profession. Health care leaders need to address the reasons

The long-term solution to the nursing shortage calls for systematic changes that value nurses and offer them a safe place to work, says guest columnist Rayna Latourneau.
Creating the next Community Health Needs Assessments in the aftermath of COVID purpose

Jun. 25, 2021 9:41 am

Creating the next Community Health Needs Assessments in the aftermath of COVID

Revisiting the 2019 needs assessment a year after the pandemic showed that the most pressing issues uncovered by COVID were also the issues furthest down on the Regional CHNA’s priorities list.
On Juneteenth, let’s start to address the separate and unequal treatment of our Black elders purpose

Jun. 18, 2021 8:00 am

On Juneteenth, let’s start to address the separate and unequal treatment of our Black elders

The response to COVID-19's disparate impact on Black nursing home residents most egregiously illustrates the devaluation of Black life by American systems, institutions, and government, says guest columnist Kee Tobar.
Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs funding

Jun. 14, 2021 9:58 am

Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs

"Every day, nonprofits serving our county have been on the front lines offering critical services to Delaware County residents," said Frances Sheehan of the Foundation for Delaware County.
Opinion: We stand in opposition to PA House Bills 118, 904, 1500 and 1095. So should you purpose

May 25, 2021 12:01 pm

Opinion: We stand in opposition to PA House Bills 118, 904, 1500 and 1095. So should you

Anti-abortion lawmakers are launching an aggressive assault on the rights of those who experience miscarriage, face a complicated pregnancy or exercise their legal right to abortion, say guest columnists Lizbeth Rodriguez, Elicia Gonzales and Signe Espinoza.
Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains purpose

May 3, 2021 3:59 pm

Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains

But racial diversity remains "dire," according to the latest update of 2019 census of board members of the 50 largest nonprofit medical and educational institutions in Greater Philadelphia by the Women's Nonprofit Leadership Initiative.
After years of conducting community health needs assessments, why weren’t we more prepared for COVID? purpose

Apr. 27, 2021 12:28 pm

After years of conducting community health needs assessments, why weren’t we more prepared for COVID?

One reason may be the years of decreasing levels of community-directed spending from hospitals — particularly nonprofit hospitals.
Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation purpose

Mar. 31, 2021 8:42 am

Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation

"What has been happening in our state exemplifies state-sanctioned violence, and we need you all to name this in your programming, conversations, and in your board meetings," say Elicia Gonzales and Signe Espinoza in their new opinion piece.
When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking purpose

Mar. 26, 2021 10:46 am

When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking

Guest columnist Dr. James Wood, a pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatric infectious diseases, looks at the risk children getting COVID and when vaccines might be available for them.

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