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How Embedding Health Access and Nurses in Schools Improves Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-04-03

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) has released a new prevention and public health story, How Embedding Health Access and Nurses in Schools Improves Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan. To read about how Grand Rapids Public Schools have partnered with Spectrum Health to improve health and educational outcomes in their students, and many more stories on a variety of topics, visit the TFAH webpage.

CityHealth: Creating the New Gold Standard for Health and Well-being in Cities

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-03-27

CityHealth conducted an assessment of the nation’s 40 largest cities and how their policies that can make genuine, lasting impacts in residents’ everyday quality of life. The assessment provides recommendations that are based on evidence, backed by experts, and are of bipartisan support. The cities are ranked into either bronze, silver, or gold based on their policies. Some of the policies assessed include paid sick leave, affordable housing, complete streets, alcohol sales control, and tobacco 21.

CMS Innovation Request for Information: Alternate Payment Models

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-03-27

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center recently released a Request for Information "seeking input on the design of alternative payment models focused on impro


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