Have you ever called a customer service line with an automated list of options to choose from and after having listened to all the options (because the options have changed!) you select the one that you think is the one you need which then leads you to another set of options. And then after maneuvering through the maze of options you get automatically bounced back to the first list of options? …
Big news! Onboard Health has been selected as a finalist for the Top 50 in Digital Health. Vote for Onboard in Most Devoted to Promoting Health Equity (category 7).
Rock Health, Goldman Sachs, and Fenwick & West award individuals and organizations for their contribution to the digital health community and healthcare ecosystem as a whole. One honoree is selected for each category for their outstanding work.
It’s been a big year for Onboard Health. In case you missed it, Andre was named one of Fortune’s 40 under 40 in Health. Thank you for being a part of this vibrant, passionate community. Here’s to the future health!
In 2019, 4.3 billion meals were distributed to more than 40 million Americans through a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 pantries, schools, soup kitchens and shelters, according to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.
They estimate that over the next six months an additional 17.1 million people will be food insecure and a projected $1.4 billion in resources will be needed to provide food. This is due to…
by Emmanuel L. McNeely, MS, MHA — 3rd-year medical student, Johns Hopkins Orthopedics Research Fellow and founder of Dr. McNeely Dream (M.D.) Project.
“Why are they acting like animals?!”
For some, this question is raised when a news station covers a store with broken windows, graffiti reading “Black Lives Matter” and burned businesses.
For others this, “Why are they acting like animals?!”-question, is raised when a taxpayer-paid, government employee who once pledged to protect and serve citizens, ultimately decides to prey upon innocent Americans in the Black community. The animal here is one who used an abuse of power, plus…
As healthcare is projected to account for a third of new employment in the next decade, we have the opportunity to build health into our society with new models of care and access; address the social determinants of health head-on; and revolutionize chronic disease and mental health.
Accomplishing all of this, however, calls for inclusion of varied viewpoints and lived experiences in problem solving and decision-making. This is how Onboard Health views sustainable health innovation — through the inclusion of change-makers from historically underrepresented backgrounds.
Onboard Health’s The Sustainable Future blog is dedicated to giving a voice to these talented…
The following is an article written by Liz Scherer, a freelance journalist specializing in infectious diseases, cannabis, and women’s health, and a strategic consultant at Evolution Strategy Group (ESG). ESG is a communications silo with the goal leveraging communications and story-telling to engender health and social equity.
It’s Women’s History Month and if history has shown us anything, it’s that women are well-equipped to lead and excel at any age. There are many references to iconic achievements made by women in science for example; consider computer scientist/mathematician Katherine Johnson’s calculations that sent man to the moon for the first time…
The following is an article by Brittany Sigler, MPH, a leader and champion of digital mental health strategy and research at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. In this role, Brittany acts as a gatekeeper for product evaluation, procurement, and partnerships, while also working as an internal consultant on product strategy and design.
Since starting my day job — identifying new ways to leverage data, technology, and design to maximize the reach and impact of mental health programs in NYC (my night job is trying to work on my Doctor of Public Health) — I’ve been taken by…
The following is an article authored by Tina Park, a Founding Partner at Diagram. Diagram is a design studio dedicated to improving healthcare experiences and health outcomes by seeing through the eyes of the patient.
Designing a functional lamp is simple. Building the Mars Rover is complex. Getting a doctor to ask the right questions so that a patient feels confident about their care in a highly regulated and time constrained environment? That’s complicated.
Healthcare is filled with complicated challenges. Increasingly, healthcare companies and institutions are attacking these challenges with cross-disciplinary teams — doctors, data scientists, marketers, quality officers, financial…
We are so excited to be at the Aspen Ideas Festival’s Health program this week!
Aspen Ideas: Health is the conference where healthcare’s biggest challenges meet its biggest thinkers.
Apart from the stunningly beautiful surroundings, we’re looking forward to attending sessions from some of the world’s leading organizations to curate dynamic conversations around the future of health.
We’re also excited that 6 amazing visionaries from the Onboard Health community were selected as speakers and Scholars for this week. Here they are:
When I first heard about the Geiger Gibson Health Policy Fellows Program, something inside of me lit up and I knew I had to get in. The program was designed by George Washington University’s (GW) School of Public Health to enable health center, Primary Care Association, and Health Center Controlled Network staff to develop a deeper understanding of health policy and acquire key skills to continue to fuel the community health center movement.
We’re building an inclusive workforce ecosystem to power the future of health.