Population Health

Population Health

back view of group of teens walking outside
November 13, 2020

“We don’t ask young people what kind of program they might want or need, but we still expect them to come and engage in what we’re offering.”

nurse reaching for baby in the NICU
October 27, 2020

A neonatologist argues that social needs screening and referral, which has grown more popular in outpatient clinics, is necessary in the neonatal intensive care unit, as well.

Close up of doctor in white coat holding the hands of woman undergoing breast cancer treatment
October 26, 2020

Boston’s Black women die from breast cancer in higher rates than any other group. The area’s major medical systems are collaborating to break down structures driving the disparity.

Computer screen shows confirmation of online voter registration
October 23, 2020

Increasing voter registration in underrepresented communities has the potential to reduce racial disparities, improve community health, and better distribute state and federal resources.

October 20, 2020

While reasons patients avoid addiction care are complex, providers are modeling the ample opportunity clinics have to engage underrepresented groups.