Healthier Communities

How whole person care initiatives and data can create healthier communities

What is whole person care? Whole person care is about systems and services that support people in a person-centered, strengths-based way that includes health and non-health perspectives. A person may touch many health and government services based on needs including physical health, behavioral health, social services, housing, transportation and criminal justice. For instance, a person …

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How transportation can create a healthier world

The United States currently spends an estimated $3.5 trillion annually on healthcare (CMS), nearly twice the amount of other developed nations (Health System Tracker). The sad truth? Our health outcomes aren’t living up to their billing. This reality is chiefly because our healthcare system has yet to move beyond a “sick care” system where providers …

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Roundtrip advocates for the additions to ICD10-Z Codes to battle SDOH

With core pillars consisting of access to proper food, housing, transportation, and education, social determinants of health (SDOH) is one of the most relevant topics in healthcare right now, and it very well should be. SDOH correlate with issues that directly affect patients from accessing the care they need when they need it, and these …

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Addressing Philadelphia’s major health disparities with better mobility options to primary care

With a world-renowned art and culture scene, a large and diverse population of nearly 1.6 million, and the highest concentration of universities and academic medical centers per capita, Philadelphia has many indicators of a thriving city. However, Philadelphia is also home to some significant health disparities and ranks as one of the worst cities in …

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A PSA On The State of Public Transportation

The state of public transportation across major cities in America is in crisis. It’s either over-crowded or under-utilized service dependent on peak commuter hours. It’s a lack of funding and resources and massive delays in projects under construction. Big gaps in accessibility. These are some of the most commonly articulated challenges for both riders and …

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Roundtrip and LikeNeighbors.com Partner

New partnership allows family and friends to gift rides to loved ones in need, regardless of distance PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and GAITHERSBURG, Md. – November 19, 2018 – Healthcare transportation company Roundtrip and care organization platform LikeNeighbors.com today announced a partnership that allows family and friends to easily organize and gift all levels of medical transportation, …

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Addressing transportation needs with the help of Roundtrip

Originally Posted by Camden Coalition There’s growing recognition that non-medical factors, such as housing, safety, access to food, and transportation, have a significant impact on medical outcomes. Providers must collaborate with partners outside of the clinical setting to improve the health and wellbeing of people with complex health and social needs. The Camden Coalition’s recent collaboration …

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Roundtrip presents at the Health Care of Tomorrow Event

Today, Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia hosted a program called Health Care of Tomorrow: Transforming the Consumer Experience. The event was hosted at Quorum at the Science Center. Attendees learned how the health care sector is currently undergoing a consumer revolution and how recognizing the importance of the associated …

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