Clinical CareFood is Medicine Initiative Launched in Massachusetts
A new website provides information on Food is Medicine services across The Bay State.
NursingCali AG Providers on Data Privacy, Anti-Implicit Bias Training
Stakeholders are urged to take proactive steps to protect patient data, provide perinatal staff with anti-implicit bias training.
Human ResourcesCalifornia Takes a Nibble at Offering Food Stamps to Undocumented Immigrants
The cost of the proposed expansion, starting in 2023, was put at about $550 million a year.
InnovationSeed Money: Black Entrepreneurs Hope Pandemic Gardening Boom Will Grow Healthier Eating
An expanding list of Black gardening enthusiasts-turned-entrepreneurs across the country run seed businesses that have benefited from the pandemic-inspired global...
NursingClean Hands, Clear Communication: How Nurse Leaders Ushered in Hand Hygiene Tech Tools
Health system is focusing on new technology and new innovations to improve patient safety, quality director says.
StrategyFood Guidelines Change But Fail to Take Cultures Into Account
Ethnic variations have been suggested for years, but there is still little guidance given to Americans of different backgrounds on...
Clinical CareSDOH Partnerships at Healthcare Organizations Built on Trust
When community-based organizations are already meeting social needs, healthcare organizations should build partnerships rather than building their own programs.
Clinical CareHow Hospitals Can Improve Patient Nutrition and Promote Healthy Lifestyles
Hospitals can promote good nutrition and healthy lifestyles through many programs, including plant-based menus and educational efforts.
Clinical Care'Food Pharmacies' In Clinics: When The Diagnosis Is Chronic Hunger
It's not that patients are starving. It's that they may have a lot of food one day and none the...
Clinical CareScreening for Social Determinants of Health Limited at Healthcare Organizations
Most hospitals and physician practices do not screen for all five of the social determinants of health featured in the...
Clinical CareNew Guidelines Promote Expansion of Bariatric Surgery to Treat Obesity
New guidelines for bariatric surgery update recommendations that were set more than two decades ago.
InnovationLoyola Medicine's VeggieRX Gives Low-Income Patients Free Vegetables
The program hopes to address the widespread problem of food insecurity and 'food deserts' in some urban areas.