U.S. Health

U.S. Health

We envision a society where everyone lives in healthy communities and the benefit of good health is equally accessible to all. FSG helps clients understand and adapt to the changing and increasingly uncertain health care landscape. As focus and payments shift from volume to value of care, FSG can help organizations from the public, private, and social sector develop coordinated and comprehensive strategy and learning systems to enhance organization sustainability and improve community health.

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How Innovative Community Responses to COVID-19 Support Healthy Aging
Faced with the COVID-19 crisis, communities in Massachusetts have come together in inspiring ways to assess emerging needs, provide credible information, expand access to services, and provide opportunities for older adults to connect with each other and with their neighbors. This report aims to help organizations understand older adults’ experiences of the pandemic, learn from...
Oct 28, 2020 12:00 PM ET
Quakes and Tremors: What Foundations Can Do to Safeguard Childhood Wellbeing in the Wake of a Pandemic
The world is experiencing a series of quakes and tremors caused by a global pandemic. The quakes are the unprecedented shocks and strains we are witnessing in our health, economic, and education systems. Tremors, on the other hand, are far less obvious because their disruptions occur at a much deeper level and during timeframes when the average individual may feel that they have successfully...
Mar 31, 2020 2:00 PM ET
How to Help the Most Vulnerable Through the Pandemic
In an opinion article on The Chronicle of Philanthropy, FSG Co-CEO Lauren Smith, MD, MPH, shares ideas from her experience as a pediatrician and former medical director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. As governments, businesses, and individuals scramble to respond to the threat of a coronavirus pandemic, those of us who work at nonprofits and foundations...
Mar 12, 2020 3:15 PM ET
COVID-19⁠—Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do Now
As governments, businesses, and individuals scramble to respond to the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic, those of us who work in the social sector rightly ask what we can do to effectively contribute. In 2009, I was the medical director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and worked with my colleagues to face similar challenges posed by the H1N1 virus outbreak. I learned from...
Mar 3, 2020 3:05 PM ET
Healthy Birth Outcomes Through Cross-Sector Collaboration
A black baby in the U.S. is more than twice as likely to die before its first birthday as a white baby. In addition to the medical care and access a woman and baby receive, these poor outcomes are also driven by social determinants of health—non-clinical factors such as social, educational, environmental, and economic opportunities that affect a woman’s overall health and wellbeing. This multi...
Aug 8, 2018 8:00 AM ET

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