Lisa Fitzpatrick

June 25, 2018

Health Literacy: The Key to Results in Health Care

Lisa Fitzpatrick

Health literacy in the United States is abysmally low, and the connection between health literacy and health outcomes is a strong one. We know that more is better- the more health literate our patients are, the better their health outcomes will be.

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Mackenzie Clark

June 5, 2018

Investing in More Effective Problem-Solving

Mackenzie Clark

A year ago today, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Nonprofit Finance Fund co-hosted an event in New York City to launch a new book, What Matters: Investing in Results to Build Strong, Vibrant Communities. Much has happened around outcomes-based funding in the year since this launch and it is worthwhile and important to review the event content with the hope of maintaining progress for outcomes-based funding mechanisms in the future. This blog post is a reflection on the key take-aways from the event and shares The Investment Integration Project’s (TIIP’s) reflections on how long-term institutional investors might incorporate ideas from the book into their adoption of systems-level considerations.

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Alissa Wassung

October 17, 2017

Food Is Medicine: Innovative Partnerships in Medically Tailored Meals

Alissa Wassung

God’s Love We Deliver (God’s Love) is a provider of medically tailored home-delivered meals and nutrition counseling to severely ill men, women and children in the New York City metropolitan area. God’s Love provides 1.7 million meals annually to 7,000 individuals living with more than 200 individual diagnoses. Meals are medically tailored for each client by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists according to evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines to address medical diagnoses, symptoms, allergies, medication management, and side effects to ensure the best possible nutrition-related health outcomes.

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Stacy Becker

October 2, 2017

ROI for Population Health: Evidencing a Double Standard

Stacy Becker

Return on Investment (ROI) has proven that investments in population health interventions make measurable improvements to people's lives- much more so than acute health care- though we continue to under-invest in those interventions.

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Antony Bugg-Levine

May 31, 2017

Grant Makers, Put Results First in Deciding How to Give

Antony Bugg-Levine

Making the shift from specific activities to overall results requires a new contract between those who deliver social services and those who pay for them, one in which taxpayers and philanthropists will know they can expect to see the results.

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