Posts for Health System Transformation

Top Five Things to Ensure the Success of the American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act funding is an exciting opportunity to advance health equity and racial justice, specifically by investing in communities.

Stand Up for the Rights of Transgender Youth and Access to Gender-Affirming Care

While we work to improve services for our communities, conservative legislators in 20 states have introduced legislation to ban access to medically necessary, gender-affirming care for transgender and non-binary (TNB) youth.

Oral Health is On the Agenda

The 117th Congress is in full swing and while all eyes have been focused on the recently enacted COVID-19 relief package, we have also seen lawmakers introduce a number of oral health related bills.

Making Race, Ethnicity and Language (REL) Data a REaLity

Since taking office, President Bident has signed a flurry of executive orders (EOs) that make concrete policy change and jumpstart the Biden-Harris Administration agenda committed to driving more equity into systems and policies.

Community Leaders: Essential to Organizing for Change

Relationship building is at the heart of organizing. In particular, building relationships with people on the ground who care about their communities and are impacted by issues is essential to making meaningful change.

COVID-19 is Leaving Home Health Workers and Consumers with Long-Term Care Needs in Jeopardy

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, home health workers find themselves in an incredibly difficult bind – how can they deliver necessary services while keeping themselves and their clients safe?

Who Are the Most At-Risk Older Adults In the COVID-19 Era? It’s Not Just Those in Nursing Homes

Much has been written about the terrible toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on the older adult population, and in particular, those living in nursing homes. Also at high risk are many of the the nearly 7 million older adults living in the community.

In the Driver’s Seat: Improving and Protecting Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Despite the necessity and cost effectiveness of NEMT, non-emergency medical transportation, the benefit is under threat on multiple fronts.

Contribute! Celebrating Older Adults Who Make a Difference in Health Innovation

The third pillar of this year's Older Americans Month theme, “Connect, Create, Contribute,” holds particular resonance for us at the Center, where we work to elevate the voices of older adult consumers in health delivery reform advocacy.
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