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United Health Foundation Launches $3.3 Million Partnership with North Olympic Healthcare Network to Improve Behavioral Health Care on the Olympic Peninsula

Three-year grant partnership aimed at improving behavioral and primary health care access for students and adults
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MINNETONKA, Minn., July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has established a three-year, $3.3 million grant partnership with the North Olympic Healthcare Network (NOHN), a federally qualified health center (community health center) serving Clallam County. NOHN will help to improve access to care with the goal of improving behavioral health for children and adults in the Port Angeles area.

New Health Disparities Report Reveals Urgent Need to Address Maternal Mortality, Mental and Behavioral Health, and Food Insecurity in the U.S.

Widespread health disparities persisted across racial, ethnic, gender, geographic and educational lines before COVID-19 pandemic, according to America’s Health Rankings Health Disparities Report.
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MINNETONKA, Minn. June 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), released its inaugural America’s Health Rankings Health Disparities Report, highlighting persistent and widening gaps in health and well-being by race and ethnicity, gender, geography and educational level.

New Partnership Expands Access to Prenatal Care

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New York ranks 30th for women receiving adequate prenatal care and 21st for women with access to a dedicated quality health care provider, according to America’s Health Rankings.

United Health Foundation Partners with Valle del Sol Community Health in Arizona to Improve Children's Access to Care

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PHOENIX, May 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has committed $3 million to Valle del Sol Community Health to help improve school-age children’s access to integrated health care in underserved communities throughout the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.

Spotlight: Prevention Shines Light on Gaps in Preventive Care

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Preventive screenings and services are an important step in enhancing people’s health and quality of life, and are critical to improving the overall health system. The 2016 America’s Health Rankings® Spotlight: Prevention report, published by the United Health Foundation and co-released with the American College of Preventive Medicine, shines an important light on the gaps in use of preventive services and areas for health system improvement.

Celebrating Healthy Smiles with the Kids of Alachua County

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The smiles were brighter than the Florida sunshine at our February 25th event celebrating the six-month anniversary of the opening of the Southwest Dental Clinic of Alachua County! As part of the festivities, United Health Foundation partnered with the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County, the Southwest Advocacy Group Family Resource Center (SWAG) and the Partnership for Strong Families to offer free children’s dental screenings in honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month. 

Prevention Report Reveals Hispanics Access Preventive Care Less Than Other Populations

Summary: 
  • United Health Foundation report examines prevention measures through health care access, immunizations and chronic-disease prevention
  • Identifies disparities related to race, geography, income and education
  • Finds New England states score well across all three prevention categories
  • Provides data-driven insights for stakeholders and communities
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  • United Health Foundation report examines prevention measures through health care access, immunizations and chronic-disease prevention
  • Identifies disparities related to race, geography, income and education
  • Finds New England states score well across all three prevention categories
  • Provides data-driven insights for stakeholders and communities

CelebrateOne, United Health Foundation to Expand Program Focused on Reducing Infant Mortality Rates

Summary: 
  • $1.7 million grant by United Health Foundation will fund training and deployment of 72 Community Health Workers to educate mothers to-be, mothers and their families
  • Grant part of “Better Health in Local Communities” effort to improve health outcomes
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  • $1.7 million grant by United Health Foundation will fund training and deployment of 72 Community Health Workers to educate mothers to-be, mothers and their families
  • Grant part of “Better Health in Local Communities” effort to improve health outcomes

UnitedHealth Group Launches Its Newly Enhanced Employee Giving And Volunteering Program – Giving!

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This week, UnitedHealth Group launched its newly enhanced employee giving and volunteering program – giving!. The program evolved to meet employees’ desires for greater choice and flexibility and now supports them in more ways that they choose to give back to the communities where they live and work.

New Grant Program by United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation to Fund Innovative Solutions to Improve Children’s Health and Nutrition

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United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation will provide $150,000 in the first round of grants to support innovative projects nationwide that will improve children’s health and nutrition. This first round of grants is partly funded by United Health Foundation’s $500,000 contribution to the Whole Kids Foundation.

“United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation are supporting the efforts of nonprofits and schools in bringing new, innovative solutions to serving and educating children on the importance of good health and nutrition”

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