The public health journal Preventive Medicine has published an evaluation of the NJ Sugarfreed campaign. Run by the Public Good Projects, NJ Sugarfreed is a Nicholson-funded initiative to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption across New Jersey.
A new report by the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy examines patterns of healthcare services use and spending among Medicaid-enrolled homeless adults in New Jersey. The report highlights opportunities to improve care through supportive housing programs.
The New Jersey Funders ACEs Collaborative–The Nicholson Foundation, The Burke Foundation, and the Turrell Fund–have released a report titled Adverse Childhood Experiences: Opportunities to Prevent, Protect Against, and Heal from the Effects of ACEs in New Jersey. The report outlines opportunities and actions for a coordinated statewide response to mitigate their lasting effects.
The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute’s Medicaid Policy Center, which is funded by The Nicholson Foundation, has released a Road Map showing how community-based coalitions can develop into Regional Health Hubs. The Hub model would allow the coalitions to continue to grow and innovate as they work to improve care for people with complex health and social needs.
A Nicholson-funded report by Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) recommends several approaches to strengthening the finances of early childhood care providers in New Jersey. Enhancing the financial viability of providers will help ensure that families have access to a robust supply of high-quality child care options.