The Nicholson Foundation is dedicated to addressing the complex needs of vulnerable populations in New Jersey’s urban and other underserved communities.
New Jersey Healthcare Leaders Convene For Medicaid 2.0 Summits
On October 6th and 14th, the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute hosted summits to bring together a diverse group of more than 140 healthcare stakeholders from across the state to discuss Medicaid in New Jersey. The summits are part of the Nicholson-funded Medicaid 2.0 project, which will result in a detailed blueprint to redesign and strengthen NJ’s Medicaid program.
Article Quotes Nicholson's Raquel Mazon Jeffers on New Jersey Population Health Summit
An article published in NJ Spotlight covers New Jersey’s first Population Health Summit, convened on September 14, 2016 by the Department of Health (DOH). The article quotes senior healthcare program officer Raquel Mazon Jeffers, who called the Summit a “significant step” and praised the DOH leadership for convening the event.
Health Affairs “Grantwatch” Blog Publishes Op-Ed by Nicholson Staff
In an Op-Ed for the Health Affairs “Grantwatch” Blog, Joan Randell and Raquel Mazon Jeffers describe the Foundation-supported NJ Pain Care Collaborative, and posit that adopting evidence-based pain care can not only reduce overprescribing of prescription pain medication, but also act as a catalyst for greater primary care transformation.
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