Health in Action
Q&A: Jessica Hembree, program and policy officer at the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
May 21st, 2018
Jessica Hembree is a program and policy officer at the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. Hembree spoke with Interact for Health about the foundation's youth tobacco prevention efforts.
Interact for Health: Could you explain more about the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City and its goals?
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Apr 19th, 2018
With the help of a grant from Interact for Health, Cincy Red Bike has launched Red Bike Go, a discounted $5 monthly membership program to ensure that everyone has access to Cincinnati's bike-share system.
Cincy Red Bike has been successful in its four years, logging more than 320,000 rides since 2014. But people with lower income have been less likely than people with higher... Read More
Apr 17th, 2018
Mary Kay Irwin is the director of school health services at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Irwin spoke with Interact for Health about Nationwide Children's Hospital's work to connect children to health care by creating access point at schools. Mary Kay Irwin
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Mar 26th, 2018
Nancy Hale is president and CEO of Operation UNITE, a nonprofit addressing opioid misuse through education, law enforcement and treatment. Hale spoke with Interact for Health about how the organization uses that three-pronged approach to stem the opioid misuse epidemic in Kentucky.
Interact for Health: Could you explain more about Operation UNITE and its goals?
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Mar 25th, 2018
Guadalupe, a young student in the Fairfield City School District, had a vision problem. Thanks to the staff at the district's school-based health center (SBHC) operated by Primary Health Solutions, she can now see clearly with glasses. The SBHC is the first and largest comprehensive health center in a suburban school district in the nation.
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