The Nicholson Foundation is dedicated to addressing the complex needs of vulnerable populations in New Jersey’s urban and other underserved communities.
Nicholson Executive Director Receives “Champions for Children” Pediatricians’ Award
At their annual ball on April 19th, the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics honored Arturo Brito, Executive Director of The Nicholson Foundation, with their “Champions for Children” award. Dr. Brito has dedicated his professional career to improving the lives of vulnerable children and families.
Power of Hotspotting: Report Reveals Hospital Utilization Patterns in the Greater New Brunswick Area
A Nicholson-funded report shows the power of hotspotting in providing objective data to support thoughtful, informed local community health planning. The Greater New Brunswick Hotspotting Project identified geographic clusters of patients who were high users of Medicaid services, revealing that just 10% of census blocks in New Brunswick and Franklin Township accounted for 37% of hospital receipts.
Request for Proposals (RFP) for Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care
The Nicholson Foundation is requesting proposals from New Jersey-based primary care clinics or practices interested in integrating behavioral health into primary care. We plan to support up to five clinics or practices to implement the Cherokee Health Systems’ model. Click below to download the RFP for full details on the project and the application process.
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