Expert Panel Discusses The Future of Medicaid in New Jersey
The Nicholson Foundation’s Senior Healthcare Program Officer Rachel Cahill participated in an NJ Spotlight roundtable panel on the challenges facing Medicaid in New Jersey. Held on October 12, the panel of policy experts, elected officials, and industry leaders discussed ways to create a sustainable system for the future.
Presentation: “Understanding and Improving Pediatric Population Health in New Jersey”
On September 22, Arturo Brito, Executive Director of The Nicholson Foundation, delivered a Grand Rounds lecture to the Pediatrics Department at Rutgers Medical School. In the lecture, Brito explained how public policy can be used to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable children in New Jersey.
Shared Services Alliance Advances High-Quality Care for Newark-area Children
The Nicholson Foundation has awarded a grant to Newark-based Programs for Parents to launch the Greater Newark Shared Services Alliance. The Alliance will allow ten early childhood education centers to efficiently pool resources, improving their capacity to deliver high quality care.
NJ Medicaid Academy Participants Putting Curriculum Into Action
A blog post from The Center for Health Care Strategies highlights the value of the Nicholson-funded New Jersey Medicaid Academy. The post describes how the Academy’s curriculum is now being put into action through innovative team-based projects identifying ways to improve the delivery of Medicaid services.
Nicholson Foundation Grants Expand Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Model in New Jersey
The Nicholson Foundation has awarded six organizations $225,000 each to help them implement a model of integrated, team-based patient care to address patients’ behavioral health issues in the primary care setting.
Request for Expressions of Interest (REI) to Support New Jersey Community Health Coalitions
The Nicholson Foundation is soliciting Expressions of Interest from Community Health Coalitions to participate in a new initiative to improve health outcomes for Medicaid recipients. Based on the applications received, the Foundation will invite up to three Coalitions to submit detailed proposals for grant funding of up to $600,000 over 18 months.