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8/9/2017 Breaking Down Barriers Through Telehealth: Spotlight on Julie Stewart, M.D.

Julie's clinical focus is delivering primary care services, but many Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas patients would need to drive two to three hours for specialty care, depending on what is needed.

9/30/2017 Improving Care Coordination: Spotlight on Lucia Jones in Wyandotte County

Today, Lucia serves as the project director of the Community Health Worker (CHW) Collaborative, a partnership between the KC CARE Clinic and CHC.

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5/12/2017 Supporting a 21st Century Health Workforce: One Military Spouse's Journey

Programs like the National Military Family Association’s (NMFA) Military Spouse Scholarship and Professional Support Program help military spouses with their educational pursuits and career development.

6/30/2017 Shared Cultural Experiences: A Spotlight on Roshni Biswa

Today, Roshni serves as a community health worker for the KC CARE Clinic, providing primary health care services to uninsured and underinsured city residents.

10/5/2017 More Americans Turn to Technology to Help Evaluate and Access Health Care; Health Literacy Remains a Challenge for Some Consumers

More Americans are turning to technology first to evaluate health conditions, and a growing number are interested in using the internet to access medical care, while opportunities remain to improve peoples’ understanding of basic health insurance terms and the connection between lifestyle choices and disease, according to a new UnitedHealthcare study.

9/14/2017 UnitedHealthcare Study Finds Americans Who Volunteer Feel Healthier and Happier

A new study by UnitedHealthcare and VolunteerMatch found employee volunteerism positively affects the health and well-being of the people who participate, and strengthens their connections to their employers.

6/8/2017 Study: Nearly 60 Percent of Employees with Access to a Company Wellness Program Say the Initiative Has Made a Positive Impact on Their Health

Most employees with access to workplace wellness programs say they have made a positive impact on their health, even though a majority are unwilling to devote more than one hour per day to health-related activities such as consistent exercise, according to a new survey.

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5/17/2018 New Report on Senior Health Shows Rural Health Disparities Persist, Suicide Rates Are Up

A new report benchmarking the health of seniors in America finds poorer health outcomes for rural senior citizens compared with their urban and suburban peers and increased national suicide rates.

3/9/2018 Study: Digital Tools Help Children and Teens Better Manage Type 1 Diabetes

A study by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota shows children and teens with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) enrolled in an intensive remote therapy (IRT) pilot program experienced improved blood glucose control and better quality of life during the six-month study compared to those who received conventional care.

5/22/2018 Study: Employees with Access to Wellness Programs Say They Are More Willing to Devote Time to Their Health Compared to People without Such Initiatives 

More than half of employees with access to workplace wellness programs say the programs have made a positive impact on their health, including 62 percent saying the initiatives translated to improved productivity and 30 percent reporting help detecting a disease.