The Commonwealth Fund (NY)

The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.

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$776,691,566 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from Commonwealth Fund

As midterms approach, conservatives and GOP again attempt to destroy Obamacare
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

The “Health Care Choices Proposal” advanced by the Health Policy ... and toward those that didn't bother, such as Texas, via a block-grant...more

Commonwealth Fund Releases Its 2018 Scorecard on State Health System Performance
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

The scorecard takes a comprehensive look at state health system performance trends between 2013 and 2016. The Commonwealth Fund...more

An American Crisis: The Growing Absence of Black Men in Medicine and Science
Foundation: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Commonwealth Fund

Read chapter 9 Approaches from Philanthropy: Black men are increasingly underrepresented in medical schools and in the medical...more

'Deaths of Despair,' Premature Deaths on the Rise, Report Finds
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

The combined death rate from suicide, alcohol, opioids, and other drugs rose 50 percent from 2005 to 2016, a report from the Commonwealth Fund finds. The 2018 Scorecard on State Health System...more

Hospital payment reform fix?
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

... of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School also contributed to this research. Funding was provided by the Commonwealth Fund, the Marshall J. Seidman Center for Studies in Health Economics and...more

Schott Foundation Report Offers Framework Providing All Children Equal Opportunity To Succeed
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Commonwealth Fund, Rockefeller Foundation

5/19/2015 - Economic Inequality and Mobility: Looking at the Evidence to Inform Philanthropy's Actions - Live stream recording & Presentations. Publication date: 05/2015 ... " Economic...more

Carmen Farina Backs de Blasio for Mayoral Control of NYC Schools
Foundation: Milbank Memorial Fund, Commonwealth Fund

The state Commission to Examine Nonprofit Human Services Organizations Closures published this report, New York Nonprofits in the Aftermath of FEGS: A Call to Action. The Human Services Council (HSC)...more

De Blasio Announces City Will Add Safety Measures to Combat Gun Violence in Schools
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Milbank Memorial Fund, Commonwealth Fund, Verizon Foundation

Philanthropy New York 35th Annual Meeting presented an in -depth conversation between former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham ... Co-Anchor Robin Roberts focusing ... central to women and...more

Cross-Sector Partnerships to Address Health-Related Social Needs
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

Surveying the landscape of cross-sector partnerships between healthcare and social services, researchers from The Commonwealth Fund identified ... Since many programs are grant funded, they may not...more

Repeal of individual mandate could raise Nebraska health-care premiums
Foundation: Commonwealth Fund

LINCOLN — Nebraska residents could see their health insurance premiums spike in future years now that Congress has gutted the legal requirement to purchase coverage, but advocates say it's too...more

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