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By Tim Darragh Posted: July 31, 2013 There’s been quite a bit of behind-the-scenes work going on in Allentown’s ‘”hotspot” program designed to reduce health care costs by flooding health care superutilizers with support. Now, the Highmark Foundation has stepped in with more behind-the-scenes assistance. The foundation awarded $141,000 to the Congregations United for Neighborhood […]

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By Andrew Kitchenman Posted July 26, 2013 UnitedHealthcare worked closely with the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers to share information and manage care for 16 Medicaid patients in the city. While the coalition had already facilitated the sharing of information among hospitals, doctors, and other providers in Camden, United was in a position to add […]

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By Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia City Paper Posted: July 25, 2013 Here’s the problem with health-care revolutions: They don’t always look like much. There was, for example, no ribbon-cutting outside the cramped rowhouse in Kensington’s Norris Square section, the base camp from which Dr. Barbara Schneider and her team are quietly changing the lives of some […]

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By Jenna Pizzi/The Times of Trenton July 18, 2013 Yesterday the Trenton Health Team (THT) identified the top health priorities for city residents, and shared its Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The CHNA describes obesity, substance abuse, safety from crime, chronic disease and health literacy as priorities that require community-wide attention and focus. Our unique […]

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By Trenton Health Team Posted July 30, 2013 In another collaboration of the City of Trenton and the Trenton Health Team, today we are announcing the creation of a new volunteer healthcare corps to serve uninsured city residents. The first volunteers – physicians, nurse practitioners, registered and licensed practical nurses, physician assistants, health services aides […]

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