Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves over $1M in Grants, Including Establishing a Precision Public Health Collaboratory, Patient Safety Technology Challenge 2.0, The Justin Reid Ehrenwerth Award and Supporting the 10.27 Healing Partnership Phase II

PITTSBURGH, PA – The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved over $1,100,000 in grants, including funds for Precision Public Health Collaboratory, Phase II of the 10.27 Healing Partnership, the Patient Safety Technology Challenge 2...
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Proposals Sought for Grants to Improve Food Access for Low-Income Pregnant People in Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, PA – Proposals are being sought from interested and qualified Pennsylvania organizations for projects between $15,000 - $100,000 per year for up to two years providing food-is-medicine style programs to make healthy, nutrit...
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Proposals Sought for Maternal Health Innovation Grants Ranging Between $15,000-$100,000

PITTSBURGH, PA -- Applications are currently being accepted for short-term, maternal care innovation projects that will positively impact maternal health in Pennsylvania. Maternal mortality remains a serious issue in Pennsylvania ...
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Health Careers Futures Receives $3.6 Million for Next Phase of Statewide Initiative to Transform the Long-Term Care Workforce

PITTSBURGH — Health Careers Futures, an operating arm of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), has announced $3.6 million in funding to support the second phase of the Revisiting Teaching Nursing Home Initiative. The initia...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves a $300k Grant to Promote Patient Safety Research and Development in the Pittsburgh Region

PITTSBURGH, PA—The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved a $300,000 one-year grant to the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) to support patient safety research and development in the region via the second phase of the R...
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House Bill Establishes Federal Agency Dedicated to Patient Safety

U.S. Representative Nanette Barragán (D-CA) has announced the introduction of H.R.9377 – the National Patient Safety Board Act, legislation to establish an independent federal agency dedicated to preventing and reducing healthcare-rela...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves over $1M in Grants, Including Patient Safety Research at Carnegie Mellon; Women’s Reproductive Health Emergency Grant Fund; and Oakland’s LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing Community

PITTSBURGH, PA —The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved over $1M in grants, including funds to develop the Initiative for Patient Safety Research at Carnegie Mellon University; to establish the Women's Reproductive Health Emerg...
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PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Awards Jewish Healthcare Foundation $1.4 Million for Maternal Health Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) awarded the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) over $1.4 million in funding to continue the Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative's (PA PQC) work in improving perin...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $450K in Grants, Including New Funding for Healthcare Safety Innovation Competition; Certifying and Reimbursing Doulas; and Seniors’ Recreation and Exercise Program

PITTSBURGH, PA —The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), on April 11, 2022, approved new grants for launching a Healthcare Safety Competition and Virtual Exhibit; advancing the PA Doula Commission's work; and expanding Venture Outd...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $1.6M in Grants Including New Funding to Catalyze an Autonomous Patient Safety Industry in Pittsburgh and to Support an Arts and Education Program to Combat Hate

PITTSBURGH, PA —The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on December 6 approved new grants to begin the journey for Pittsburgh to become a national center for autonomous patient safety solutions and to support bringing a music and e...
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Pittsburgh Renews Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic 40 Years After First Cases Reported

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 30, 2021) – On November 18, Mayor Bill Peduto designated Pittsburgh as a Fast-Track City, making Pittsburgh the latest and only city in Pennsylvania to join a global network committed to ending the HIV epidemic...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $517K to Support an Innovative Development in Personalized Treatment and Access to Mental Health Support for Teens

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 1, 2021) —The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on August 30 approved new grants to develop an artificial intelligence solution that provides a new approach to research, clinical decision making, and a person...
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Pennsylvania Teaching Nursing Home Pilot Aims to Transform Care Model

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, and the Henry L. Hillman Foundation invest just under $1 million to pilot a new program among skilled nursing facilities, local health systems, the University of Pittsb...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh and Highmark Foundation Award $90,000 in HIV Screening Grants to Local Organizations

AIDS Free Pittsburgh and the Highmark Foundation awarded four Allegheny County healthcare providers grants to pilot new HIV screening projects for high-risk populations. Grantees Community Human Services Project Silk, UPMC St. Margaret...
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May 23 Declared Teen Mental Health Awareness Day in Pennsylvania and City of Pittsburgh

Lt. Governor Fetterman and City of Pittsburgh Councilperson Strassburger presented proclamations to youth mental health advocates PITTSBURGH, PA (May 24, 2021) – The City of Pittsburgh and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania officially de...
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Healthcare Technology Startups Win $60,000 from Pittsburgh-based Healthcare Safety Challenge

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 28, 2021) – Innovation Works (IW) and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) hosted the finale of the JHF Healthcare Safety Challenge on April 27th with five finalists competing live for $60,000 in cash prizes. Th...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Promotes 10 COVID-19 Vaccine Tips

PITTSBURGH, PA (March 30, 2021) – The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative is promoting COVID-19 vaccines across the Southwestern Pennsylvania region with ten important messages: COVID-19 Vaccine Top Ten Tips 1.COVID-19 vaccines are s...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Presents What Covid-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care

PITTSBURGH -- There has been a crisis occurring that came to a breaking point during the pandemic: how society has turned its back on frail seniors and the challenges of long-term care facilities. The tragic scale of death from COVID-1...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Grants $160,000 to Innovation Works Healthcare Safety Competition

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 15, 2020) - The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has granted Innovation Works (IW) $160,000 to support the 2021 "Hardware Cup" International Healthcare Safety Competition. This new competition will ...
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AHN, Highmark, and UPMC Join Together Again to Fund AIDS Free Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 30, 2020) – AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) has received renewed funding commitments from Allegheny Health Network (AHN), UPMC, and new project funding from the Highmark Foundation to support its work towards ending...
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