Access to stable housing, food quality, social support networks, and other social factors are critical in shaping health outcomes. These factors are known as social determinants of health and they are rooted in unjust systems.
More than one in four Americans had trouble paying a medical bill and more than half the people who experienced medical bankruptcy stated it was due to hospital bills. At this program, we will explore answers to questions regarding debt collection, patient experiences, the disparate impacts of sex, race, ethnicity, and geography on collections, and promising approaches to aiding those with medical debt.
Join us as we engage in a consultative session with Councilman Cohen, Tisha Edwards, Bryonna Harris, Karen Webber, and Dr. Michael Sinclair to discuss how we make a systemic shift to prevent and address trauma city-wide and engage in collective healing at a personal and community level.
Please join the Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders for a conversation about alternative policing strategies for behavioral health. We will receive an overview of the behavioral health components of the Consent Decree, and discuss the potential alternatives needed in the system of care to promote diversion. We will hear from Crista Taylor, President and CEO of Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Terry Hickey, from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, and Lieutenant Colonel Monique Brown of the Baltimore City Police Department’s Neighborhood Patrol Division – the CPIC leaders.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to welcome Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Health Commissioner of Baltimore City, for a conversation with members. Dr. Dzirasa began her role as Health Commissioner in March 2019.
Community Science is a research technique that encourages scientific democracy, accessibility, and accuracy through crowdsourced data collection.
Hospital-Community partnerships promote collaborative actions to strengthen community health.
Maternal and child health outcomes are determined by a complex series of social and environmental factors. As well, disparities in maternal and child health outcomes exist along racial and socioeconomic lines.
Join the Affinity Group on Aging as we present another program in our Innovative Aging series.