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Meet GHPC’s Health Reform Work Group

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010, the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) undertook comprehensive efforts to understand and translate the law for local, state, and national audiences. As health reform is once again being debated, GHPC is taking a leading role in analyzing current health reform proposals.

With expertise in expertise… more »

Take-Home Advice from Community Initiatives Improving Health & Equity

Posted On March 8, 2017
Categories Featured Stories

The Georgia Health Policy Center, on behalf of Communities Joined in Action, recently released the latest installment of the Take-Home Advice from Community Initiatives Improving Health & Equity series. These regular updates provide usable, take-home advice intended to accelerate local organizations’ efforts toward achieving better health and well-being for their communities.

This latest… more »

PCORI Funding Opportunity: Pipeline to Proposal Tier A Awards

PCORI is seeking Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for Tier A projects through their Pipeline to Proposal Awards Initiative. This program supports the development of research ideas and proposals designed by partnerships of patients, caregivers, and other healthcare stakeholders. The deadline for submitting a letter of inquiry is Thursday, April 20.

The purpose of the Pipeline… more »

Medical-Legal Education Identifies Social Determinants of Health

Incorporating collaborative medical–legal education into medical school training helps future physicians understand the importance of screening for social determinants of health and of advocating for the inclusion of lawyers on care coordination teams, according to a study published online Feb. 7 in Academic Medicine.

The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) community collaboration, which primarily serves… more »

ARCHI’s New Executive Director Featured on WABE

Kathryn Lawler, the executive director of the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI), discussed local health transformation on WABE’s Closer Look on Jan. 19.

ARCHI has worked to improve health for people in the Atlanta region since 2011. By developing silo-busting solutions that address the underlying, root causes of health disparities, ARCHI… more »

Fulton County’s PICH Program Featured on Fulton Today

Posted On January 17, 2017
Categories In the Media

The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) program’s professional development workshop for Atlanta Public School teachers on quality physical education instruction, increasing moderate to vigorous physical activity, and improving fitness assessment was featured on Fulton Today on Jan. 16. The Georgia Health Policy Center is a partner in facilitating teacher training,… more »