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Integrated Care: Changing the Game for Health Centers

These days when you go to your primary care provider, whether a doctor or nurse practitioner, you may notice some significant changes in your experience. These are all pieces of our changing health care practices, intended to make your care more effective, accessible and, well, better for you as a patient, for providers and for the payers.

RHD’s Values-Based Organization Model

Many different organizations, both for-profit and non-profit, adhere to a corporate mission statement. At RHD we take this idea a step further. As a values-based organization, our internal decision-making, processes, policies, and growth strategies are all based around a core set of beliefs and principles that were established at the founding of our organization.

VIDEO: Two Equal Dollars members discuss volunteering for the program

Equal Dollars members Valerie and Phyllis describe how they met through the Equal Dollars program, how they use their Equals, and how they enjoy earning more by volunteering. RHD’s Equal Dollars Community Currency is a non-interest bearing alternative currency that promotes the exchange of goods, services and labor through a membership network in Philadelphia.   You can read more about the program and...

One Step Away Featured Article: “It’s the Guns, Not Mental Health”

The role that mental health played in the tragic Sandy Hook shooting has brought the issue to the forefront along with gun control. But how just how big a role did it play in Newtown and other incidents of gun violence? Are we simply looking for a scapegoat other than the guns themselves?

CEO Blog – Is there a right way to give?

Dean Karlan on the Freakonomics blog has an interesting argument regarding a “guide” to charitable giving. He attacks it from an economist’s viewpoint, which tries to reach some quantifiable conclusions and make decisions that way.

The Role of Mental Health in President Obama’s Gun Control Plan

President Obama’s recently-proposed actions on gun safety include a number of suggestions for increasing access to mental healthcare. I applaud these efforts to curb gun violence in our society, and appreciate the calls for more funding in mental health issues and more social workers

VIDEO: Live Yes! Studio’s RHD Values Day Video

Check out the video Live Yes! put together for our 2012 Values Day Celebration

INFOGRAPHIC: Philadelphia Funding for Incarceration vs. Education

Is it time to re-think our national spending priorities? Check out this great infographic comparing the difference in spending for incarceration vs. education.

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