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Friday, Jul 22, 2016
The Altarum Institute announced recent success with their Family Caregiver Platform Project to include family caregiving in state and national party platforms and embed the topic in the upcoming election cycle. Many supporters of the Family Caregiver Platform Project are John A. Hartford Foundation grantees.
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016
This web exclusive published by Today's Geriatric Medicine, discussed the importance of conducting end of life care discussions. The article featured quotes from The John A Hartford Foundation's President, Terry Fulmer. This article builds upon the End of Life Poll conducted by the foundation which can be found here.
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016
Leaders for Health Equity (LHE) is a new fellowship program offered by the George Washington University through the generosity of the Atlantic Philanthropies. The aim of the fellowship is to develop leaders who understand the foundations of health inequity and have the knowledge, skills, and courage to build more equitable health systems and organizations.
Friday, Jul 15, 2016
The John A. Hartford Foundation today announced that David Di Martino has been elected to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Di Martino is currently a partner at Blue Engine Message & Media with 20 years of experience advising non-profit, political, advocacy and corporate clients on messaging, media, communications, and strategy. David has worked at the highest levels of national politics and public policy, having held senior positions on several campaigns and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
Thursday, Jul 14, 2016
The John A. Hartford Foundation’s work with the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU was highlighted in the recent GrantsWatch blog from Health Affairs along with the Foundation’s staff transitions.
Thursday, Jul 14, 2016
The National Quality Forum’s interim report, Addressing Performance Measure Gaps in Home and Community-Based Services to Support Community Living: Priorities for Measure Development, is now available for public and member comment through July 15 at 6:00 pm ET.
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
The National Institute of Health (NIH) through the National Institute on Aging (NIA) will be accepting applications for the 2017 Grants for Early Medical Surgical Subspecialists Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) Program, which provide critical research support to physician-scientists pursuing research concerning the care of older adults. The GEMSSTAR awards program provides early career physicians up to $150,000 of direct funding over a two-year period to support aging research. The application for this program opens on September 6, 2016 and the deadline is October 6, 2016.
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a JAHF grantee, has two programs to accredit organizations that coordinate long-term services and support (LTSS) and measure whether LTSS organizations are meeting certain standards in areas such as conducting comprehensive assessments, managing care transitions, performing person-centered assessments and planning and managing critical incidents.