The Nicholson Foundation is dedicated to addressing the complex needs of vulnerable populations in New Jersey’s urban and other underserved communities.
Arturo Brito, MD MPH, Named Executive Director of The Nicholson Foundation
Arturo Brito, MD MPH, will join The Nicholson Foundation on March 13, 2017 as its Executive Director. A pediatrician with a public health background, Dr. Brito is currently the Deputy Commissioner, Public Health Services, of the New Jersey State Department of Health.
Primary Care Physicians Now Connecting With Specialists Via NJ ECHO Hub
New Jersey’s Academic Medical Center Project ECHO Hub, run by RWJ Partners, has kicked off the first two telementoring sessions—one focused on pediatrics and one on complex endocrinology. Project ECHO connects physicians working in the state’s healthcare safety net to multi-disciplinary teams of specialists to increase their capacity to treat complex conditions. NJ-based PCPs can still register to participate.
CSHP Releases Nicholson-funded Evaluation of NJ’s Medicaid ACO Demonstration Project
Rutgers’ Center for State Health Policy (CSHP) has released a qualitative evaluation of the operations and care management strategies pursued by the state’s Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations. Findings from this evaluation can help the organizations assess their progress and adjust their operations to improve care and reduce cost.
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