Get to Know…LaWanda Flennoy
LaWanda Flennoy is a mother, grandmother, wife, and lifelong learner. She earned an associate degree in Psychology while raising three daughters and then went on to receive a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in Psychology. After spending most of her career supporting...
Health Care Workforce – Crisis, Opportunity, and Evolution
The headlines are unavoidable and unambiguous; health care workforce shortages are at an all-time high. The COVID-19 pandemic and widespread burnout exacerbated existing scarcities in critical positions such as nurses, licensed behavioral health counselors, and...
State- and Employer-based Solutions to Address Social Isolation and Loneliness
Social connection is critical to health and well-being across the lifespan. Stakeholders can leverage several promising interventions to
The Role of Philanthropy in Addressing Health Equity
How can existing health and equity funders play a more catalytic role in reducing health disparities? Our work with nonprofits, community leaders, and innovators offer some insights around where to lean in.
Get to Know…Caleb Allen
Caleb Allen is a Midwest guy. He was born in Illinois and although he grew up in Minnesota, he has always been a huge Chicago Cubs fan. Caleb returned to Illinois to pursue an undergraduate degree in international relations and history from Wheaton College. Upon...
Alternative Payment Models 2.0 – A Renewed Focus on Driving Equitable Health Outcomes
The concept of value-based payment in health care is, in simple terms, payment for care delivery should be tied to the quality of care rather than the volume of services provided. Numerous value-based – a.k.a. alternative payment models (APMs) – have been introduced...