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Podcast Series: Asthma Community Network – Conversations for Advancing Action

This podcast series explores best practices for reducing the impact of asthma, especially in underserved communities. Hear from people who have successfully developed asthma management programs that have improved health outcomes in their communities. Learn about their effective health delivery systems; strategies for addressing environmental triggers; key partnerships; and the tools and resources they use to achieve outstanding results.

In this episode, Ruth Ann Norton, President and CEO of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, explains her organization’s experience with social impact financing for asthma. She says, “Asthma is one of the best opportunities to have a real and true successful outcome in terms of repayment and actual change in policy and impact to communities under the Pay for Success model.” Learn what you can do to prepare your program for this type of financing.

Previous Episodes

In Episode 9, we heard Kevin Kennedy describe the key steps his program is taking to prepare for reimbursement for home visitation and assessment... Read More
Weatherization Plus Health programs enable collaboration among local providers of energy, health, and safety services to low–income families. The... Read More
In Episode 8, we heard CMS share their insights on the new Medicaid reimbursement provision for non-medical providers delivering preventive care... Read More
Through the Affordable Care Act, the landscape for healthcare is changing quickly. Hear firsthand from Dr. Stephen Cha, Chief Medical Officer at the... Read More
WIN for Asthma, an award-winning asthma management program, engages Community Health Workers to offer comprehensive asthma education through home... Read More
Group visits, or shared medical appointments, are a growing trend in chronic disease management. They can be an effective and cost-efficient way to... Read More
Assessing and controlling environmental triggers is an important step in managing asthma. Dr. Jay Portnoy explains how his hospital effectively... Read More
Learn about how health information technology (health IT) can improve access to affordable health care and asthma management. This episode explores... Read More
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