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Foundation Develops Community-Based HIV Testing and Partnerships With Medical Homes, Leading to More Timely Linkages to Care for Newly Diagnosed Patients 11/25/13

Recognizing the challenges of the existing system to connect newly diagnosed HIV patients to care, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago developed community-based testing programs and partnerships with...

Legislatively Mandated, Permanent Council Serves as Effective Catalyst for Sustained Progress on End-of-Life Policy Issues in Maryland 08/12/13

Authorized as an independent, permanent government entity by the Maryland General Assembly, the Maryland State Advisory Council on Quality Care at the End of Life takes responsibility on an...

Voluntary Citywide Initiative To Support Mothers Who Choose To Breastfeed Attracts Many Hospitals, Wins Support of Medical Community 05/23/13

A citywide initiative of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Latch On NYC asks the city's public and private maternity hospitals to commit voluntarily to concrete steps to...

Free Weekly Clinic for Low-Income, African-American Men Enhances Access to Culturally Appropriate Primary Care, Counseling, and Support Group Services 05/02/13

Project Brotherhood, a nonprofit organization affiliated with Cook County Health and Hospitals System, provides convenient, free primary care, counseling, support group services, and educational...

Cross-Agency Mayoral Task Force Promotes Policies and Initiatives To Reduce Prescription Opioid Misuse and Related Problems, Achieves Some Early Successes 04/25/13

A multiagency, cross-disciplinary initiative in New York City, the Mayor's Task Force on Prescription Painkiller Abuse develops and supports implementation of a constellation of policies and...

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