Tag Archive: Bridges to Health and Healthcare

Dreussi-Smith contributes to health equity tool kit, available free

January 15, 2016 Published by

Bridges Out of Poverty and Bridges to Health and Healthcare coauthor Terie Dreussi-Smith is one of a handful of people acknowledged in a new free resource from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in Canada. “No Barriers: Health Equity for All” is a tool kit and practical guide for health and…

Outreach, Prevention, and the “Urgent Chair”

September 9, 2015 Published by

How and why Oregon’s Advantage Dental uses Bridges Out of Poverty to build dental health equity @DreussiSmith_T Advantage Dental, headquartered in Redmond, Oregon, has developed innovative dentistry practices to build dental health equity throughout the state. Two of the models it used to define and design its practices are Bridges…

Bridges to Health and Healthcare: How SES environments are linked to health disparities and health behaviors

April 14, 2015 Published by

Bridges to Health and Healthcare co-author and aha! Process consultant, Terie Dreussi-Smith, outlines the relationship between SES environments and health disparities and behaviors in her newest white paper. Topics include: – What are the contributing factors that link socioeconomic status (SES) factors to health and health behaviors? – How does Bridges…

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Our newest book, Bridges to Health and Healthcare, is now available!

June 20, 2014 Published by

If you have unlimited means, our U.S. healthcare system looks pretty great. If you’re middle class, the view may not be so great, and if you’re at risk or living in poverty, it’s likely dismal. Additionally, it’s costing our country an enormous amount to care for people in poverty after…

Community Health Clinic – Bridges Success Story

April 14, 2014 Published by

By Debora McDermed, Ph.D A Nevada local health clinic is currently a partner to the Bridges initiative, and the following story is a work in progress with changing the culture and outcomes in delivering health care. As with many health care providers, the challenge of no-shows and late appointments was…

Ellis Hospital – A Bridges to Health and Healthcare Success Story

February 26, 2014 Published by

As a healthcare professional, what do you see working for individuals in poverty in your community? How will you be affected by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare)? aha! Process offers strategies that healthcare providers like you can use to improve healthcare access and create positive outcomes for…