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Dec 10, 2018, 11:00 ET New Short Documentary Inspires Us to Rethink 'What Counts' as Healthcare

"The last time I checked my medical textbooks, the specific treatment for malnutrition was food." So why doesn't food count as healthcare in this...


Oct 30, 2018, 14:29 ET Health Leads Launches New Strategy to Advance Community-Led Health Aims

Anchored by a new vision of health, well-being and dignity for every person, in every community, Health Leads today announced the next chapter in its ...


Jul 23, 2018, 13:32 ET Health Leads Appoints Jennifer Valenzuela as Managing Principal of People and Equity

Increasing its commitment to addressing systemic causes of health inequity and disease, Health Leads today announced the promotion of Jennifer...


Jan 31, 2017, 10:00 ET Health Leads Appoints Ken Himmelman to Lead Organizational Learning and Philanthropic Strategy

In order to field increasing interest and commitments from national and regional partners, Health Leads today announced the appointment of Ken...


Nov 16, 2016, 02:52 ET Key Health System Leaders Drive Social Needs and Health Equity Conversation at IHI National Forum

Together with its industry partners, executives from the social enterprise Health Leads will participate in four key sessions at the upcoming...


Aug 29, 2016, 12:00 ET Health Leads Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of Dr. Damon Francis as Chief Medical Officer

At the forefront of catalyzing the healthcare industry to address patients' unmet social needs for more than 20 years, Health Leads today announced...


Jul 13, 2016, 12:45 ET Health Leads Screening Toolkit Equips Providers to Take First Step in Addressing Patients' Unmet Social Needs

As hospitals and health systems across the U.S. continue to increase their commitment to addressing patients' unmet social needs, Health Leads today...


May 16, 2016, 12:00 ET Health Leads President Rocco Perla Receives American Society for Quality's Deming Medal

Health Leads President Rocco Perla has been awarded the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Deming Medal for his contributions to advancing the...


Jan 20, 2016, 11:53 ET Former CMS Official Rocco Perla Joins Health Leads as President

As the healthcare sector expands its role and investment in addressing patients' social needs, industry veteran Rocco Perla has joined Health Leads,...