LTC COVID-19 Documentary Selected for L-DUB Film Festival

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce that our short documentary, What COVID-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care, was selected for the L-DUB Film Festival, based in Lake Worth, Florida, and screened on November 7. This is th...
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Senior Living Full Court Press Meets on Community-Based Senior Living, Dementia Care, and Technology

The November 1 Senior Residential Living Full Court Press meeting focused on creative models for community-based senior living. Through guest presentations on urban aging, living with dementia in the community, and applications of inno...
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Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society Holds Virtual Fall Program on Alzheimer’s

The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society–Western Division (PGS-WD) held its Virtual Fall Program on November 10. The program was sponsored by Presbyterian SeniorCare Network, and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation provided technical support f...
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Opt in PA Event Highlights Pennsylvania Postpartum Medicaid Extension Opportunity

On November 4, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) partnered with State Representative Morgan Cephas' office to host Opt in PA: A Panel on Postpartum Medicaid Extension, the 2021 in...
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Maternity Full Court Press Team Convenes on PA WIC Collaboration

On November 29, the Maternity Full Court Press Team met to explore collaborative opportunities to help achieve common service delivery goals for Pennsylvania's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC...
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JHF, PA DHS Recognize UPMC Magee’s PA Perinatal Quality Collaborative Work

On November 16, representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (PA DHS), UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) met for a roundtable discussion to highlight UPMC's work to promote gre...
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Dr. Elizabeth Miller Elevates Pittsburgh Communities through Public Health Advocacy

A beloved member of the Pittsburgh community and a longtime partner of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation, Elizabeth "Liz" Miller, MD, PhD, FSAHM, is a champion of adolescent medicine and public health. She is a professor of pediatrics, ...
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JHF Is a Sponsor of Magee Womens Summit Advocacy Session

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation was pleased to be a sponsor of the 2021 Magee-Womens Summit Advocacy session held on November 16 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The session, Advancing Health Equity Through Community Based ...
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New Episode in Up Next for Patient Safety Podcast

New episode, Factoring Humans + Machines, available now! Why do we so often blame individuals for errors that are actually the result of flawed technology? How can we redesign health care to reduce the likelihood of human errors in the...
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Full Court Press Team Examines Creative Design, Regulations, Ethics for Senior Care

On October 4, the Senior Living Full Court Press Team met to discuss regulatory, workforce, and ethical considerations in redesigning long-term care. The meeting built on previous discussions about new models for long-term care, consid...
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Independence Foundation Joins Teaching Nursing Home Project as Funder

The Independence Foundation has granted $25,000 for the Revisiting the Teaching Nursing Home Initiative, which will support the pilot project to trial and validate a better model of residential care for the Commonwealth's frailest resi...
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JHF Receives UPMC Senior Services Community Champion Award for Statewide COVID-19 Response

The UPMC Senior Services Community Champion Award, given annually to recognize exceptional organizational leadership to improve the lives of seniors, was awarded to the Regional Response Health Collaborative Program (RRHCP) of western ...
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Foundations Present Teaching Nursing Home Initiative at Grantmakers in Aging

During a Grantmakers in Aging meeting on October 14, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) COO and Chief Program Officer Nancy D. Zionts, MBA, presented on JHF's work to bolster nursing home care and confront challenges facing nursing hom...
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Aging Team Hosts Webinar on Infection Control in the Homecare Setting

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of infection control within health care. For most of the pandemic, virtual visits became commonplace, but with care delivery transitioning back to the home and community settings, it...
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Advanced Analytics Conference Convenes Patient Safety Leaders in Utah

In October, Jewish Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD and Chief Policy Officer Robert Ferguson, MPH attended the Improving Patient Safety with Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics invitation-onl...
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Teen Mental Health Collaborative Grantees Bolster Mental Health Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

This is the third article in a series on the JHF Teen Mental Health Collaborative grantees and their work to provide mental wellness and peer supports to Allegheny County youth during the COVID-19 pandemic, aided by emergency grants fr...
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PA Youth Advocacy Presents During Community Outreach Events

Members of the PA Youth Advocacy Network were busy conducting outreach events across Pennsylvania in October. This comes as the Network develops an agenda of teen mental health policy priorities, spearheaded by youth advocates and the ...
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WHAMglobal Partners with Local Breweries for Fundraisers

Mindful Brewing Company, a Pittsburgh brewery, is participating in the She Knows Beer collaboration campaign and has selected the Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) as their nonprofit partner. They are brewing a uniqu...
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Representative Austin Davis Supports Mon Valley and Pennsylvania Through Pandemic

During a crisis like a pandemic, communities need leaders who are engaged, compassionate, and collaborative – and Pennsylvania Representative Austin Davis is one of Pittsburgh's best examples. The current chair of the Allegheny County ...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Welcomes New Staff Member Emma Seagle

In October, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation welcomed Emma Seagle, MPH, the new program officer working with the HIV/AIDS team to support JHF's Ryan White Part B contract, the statewide Minority AIDS Initiative, and AIDS Free Pittsburg...
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