The United Health Foundation and Children’s National Hospital recently announced a $3.4 million grant partnership that brings together nurses from District of Columbia Public Schools, community health workers and mobile medical services to boost access to care for school-aged children in underserved communities and reduce school absenteeism among chronically absent students by connecting families to health services and social supports.
During a recent Washington Post Live event, Dr. Margaret-Mary Wilson, executive vice president and associate chief medical officer for UnitedHealth Group, discussed the grant partnership, as well as UnitedHealth Group’s efforts to advance health equity and address health disparities to help make the health system work better for everyone.
Virtual Briefing: Quick Takes
Dr. Wilson shares information about the United Health Foundation’s commitment to helping build healthier communities that meet the unique needs of their residents.
Learn why continued investment focused on solving health inequities is critical for the future of health care.
Advancing Health Equity
All individuals should have access to high-quality, affordable health care that meets their unique health care needs. See our 2020 Sustainability Report to learn more about how UnitedHealth Group is helping to advance health equity.