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12/5/2019 America’s Health Rankings 2019 Annual Report Marks 30 Years of Public Health Progress and Challenges

Today, the United Health Foundation released the 2019 America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report, which highlights health trends from the past three decades as well as from the past year.

12/5/2019 America’s Health Rankings Reveals Progress and Ongoing Challenges

Today, the United Health Foundation released the 2019 America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report – the 30th edition of the report.

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11/26/2019 United Health Foundation Announces Grant to Help Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services in Rural Colorado

The United Health Foundation will make a three-year, $1.5 million grant to the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence (the Center) to address the shortage of mental health providers in rural Colorado communities.

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11/25/2019 United Health Foundation and the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence Partner to Increase Access to Behavioral Health Care Services for Residents of Rural Colorado

The United Health Foundation is partnering with the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence (the Center) to address the shortage of mental health providers in rural Colorado communities.

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11/11/2019 UnitedHealth Group Program Helps Service Members Transition to a Civilian Career

In the next several years, more than 1 million U.S. military service members will transition to the civilian workforce.

10/30/2019 United Health Foundation Partners with HOPE Family Health to Fund Rural Pharmacy Services Program in Tennessee

The United Health Foundation awarded a three-year, $1 million grant to help HOPE Family Health build a clinical pharmacy program in Middle Tennessee. The partnership is expected to improve outcomes by making it easier for patients to manage their medications and adhere to their prescription drug regimens.

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10/18/2019 United Health Foundation Awards Grant to Morehouse School of Medicine

The United Health Foundation announced a three-year partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine to research ways to improve access to digital tools for underserved and rural communities across Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee.

10/17/2019 United Health Foundation Partners with Morehouse School of Medicine to Expand Access to Digital Health Technologies for Rural and Underserved Communities

The United Health Foundation on Thursday announced a new partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine’s National Center for Primary Care to examine how digital tools could be leveraged to support underserved and rural communities in four Southeastern states.

10/3/2019 Behind the Data: Flu Vaccination Rates for Women Rose, According to America’s Health Rankings

Nearly 1.3 million more women ages 18-44 received the flu vaccine since 2016, an increase of 5%, according to the United Health Foundation’s 2019 America’s Health Rankings Health of Women and Children Report.

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9/30/2019 Why Cultural Competence is Key to Better Meeting Patients’ Needs

Cultural competence is “foundational” to health care and “a bedrock for meeting the needs of an increasingly diverse population of patients,” Hewett Chiu, an executive director of a public mental health integration program at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, writes in a recent Health Affairs blog post.