This podcast is about strengthening the health and wellbeing of historically underinvested communities. Every episode offers new ideas and practical advice that you can apply today.

This Sacramento collaborative was devastated by the pandemic, a tragic shooting, and the death of a beloved partner to Covid. But it endured.

The Native Women’s Collective draws on culture, coming of age rituals, dance and sports to model healthy relationships as well as trust, self-care, and empowerment.

This Seattle health center piloted remote blood pressure monitoring so patients could test in the comfort of their own homes.

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is working to increase telehealth access for its patients in supportive housing.

Tri-State leaders say telehealth needs to be seen as easy, smooth, and seamless to get all parties on board.

This Oregon health center is working to ensure that all its patients who are Black, Indigenous and people of color have equal access to telehealth services.

The Los Angeles Christian Health Centers has expanded telehealth to help its unhoused patients and others keep their diabetes under control.

Peer circles are often described as small groups of peers, sometimes guided by a facilitator, designed to support each other and work on issues in a warm and supportive environment. In a peer circle r…

Orange County, California has relatively high rates of opioid overdose compared with its surrounding counties and the rest of California. KCS Health Center, a local safety net clinic, was determined t…

In LA County, Northeast Valley Health Corporation has expanded access to mental health services by hiring a tech navigator to link patients in shelters with therapists via telehealth.

Rolling out a new phone system can be a daunting undertaking, but West County Health Centers confirms the switch to a cloud-based system was well worth it in the long run.

Since 2018, the SLO Education Collaborative has worked with young people in person to foster healthy relationships and combat intimate partner violence. But when COVID-19 struck in early 2020 and then…

The Live Oak Youth Partnership found that teens didn’t just want to be seen, but treated with dignity and respect. Here’s how they made it happen.

One of my favorite times at work is when I am in a meeting and it feels like we’re in a sandbox, where everyone realizes they want to build toward the same thing and starts creating it together. Des…

Maui is famed for its white sand beaches and beautiful ocean, mountain trails and waterfalls. But for people who live on the island, there is another side to Maui that visitors don’t often see. Many s…

What does it take for an entire network of safety net health centers to transition to a new electronic health record (EHR) system — one that captures data from every clinic and ER the patient visits…

When the Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHCCC) teamed up with the local nonprofit Fighting Back – Santa Maria Valley, its providers expected to focus on intervention and preventive men…

The Connected Care Accelerator expanded telehealth in 45 California clinics during the pandemic.

In this episode, we dive into another health center’s digital health solution journey with remote patient monitoring (RPM) during the Covid-19 pandemic. Northeast Valley Health Corporation realized ea…

The phrase “community partnerships” typically conjure up images about warm, like-minded people collaborating together towards a common cause or mission. But such relationships can have a dark side…

The young health tech navigators, hired from the community, help patients with language issues, culture, trust and tech literacy.

Can a more advanced patient portal improve face-to-face visits? Appointments are often so jampacked with questions, screenings, and taking notes that it’s increasingly difficult to analyze patient dat…

In the youth conference, teens discussed self-care and the difference between healthy and abusive communication in all types of relationships.