For Community First Health Plans, Inc., Healthy People 2030 Objectives Guide the Way to Improving Members’ Health

This blog post is part of our quarterly series highlighting the work of Healthy People 2030 Champion organizations. Healthy People 2030 Champions are organizations recognized for their work to improve the health and well-being of people in their communities and to help achieve Healthy People 2030’s goals. For Community First Health Plans, Inc., the name mirrors the mission. As a locally owned and managed nonprofit health plan, Community First was founded to serve the residents of Bexar County, Texas — home to San Antonio — and 7 surrounding…

 

Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in US National Health Agency Sources

Related Articles

5 Essential Frameworks for Preventing Violent Child Death

The U.S. has a violent child death problem. Developing strategies to prevent violent child deaths death from firearms and traffic crashes is a demanding task that requires consideration of numerous upstream, interrelated, and tangential issues. To help safety advocates develop strategies to prevent violent child death, we compiled five frameworks to help: Understand and explain …
The post 5 Essential Frameworks for Preventing Violent Child Death appeared first on Salud America.

Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez to Help Lead $46 Million NIH Project to Move Discoveries into Practice

UT Health San Antonio, including Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, and seven regional collaborators will leverage $46 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) over the next five to seven years to translate scientific discoveries into therapeutic benefits for human health and well-being. A key focus will be reducing health disparities among Latinos (particularly Mexican …
The post Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez to Help Lead $46 Million NIH Project to Move Discoveries into Practice appeared first on Salud America.

How Health Confianza is Improving Health Literacy in San Antonio

Health literacy is defined by the CDC as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” In today’s world, health literacy is crucial for community members and health professionals, alike, to make everyday decisions and achieve health equity. However, …
The post How Health Confianza is Improving Health Literacy in San Antonio appeared first on Salud America.

Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez to Launch $4.1 Million Latino Cancer Health Equity Research Center

Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez of UT Health San Antonio is launching the new “Avanzando Equidad de Salud: Latino Cancer Health Equity Research Center” thanks to a 4-year, $4.08-million grant from the American Cancer Society. The Avanzando Equidad de Salud Center, which will begin in February 2023, is a response to the severe cancer burden facing …
The post Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez to Launch $4.1 Million Latino Cancer Health Equity Research Center appeared first on Salud America.

Responses