NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (Nov. 07, 2018)—Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) today announced significant improvements to its popular HomeMeds program. Introducing the improvements was Sandy Atkins, VP of Strategic Initiatives for the California-based nonprofit. “It has been over 10 years since the national launch of HomeMeds,” said Sandy Atkins, Partners VP of Strategic Initiatives. “In that time, it has become an invaluable tool for community-based organizations focused on their clients’ health and well-being.” Used by over 50 agencies across 20 states, HomeMeds is an evidence-based medication safety intervention ...
November 6, 2018Daylyn Presley
The W. M. Keck Foundation recently awarded Partners in Care Foundation a $250,000 grant to pilot new collaborative chronic care management models for integrating community-based social services with healthcare. This two-year grant will enable Partners to demonstrate the feasibility of sharing revenue between health care and social service providers in ways that benefit patients, healthcare providers and payers and community-based organizations (CBOs).Partners will create a toolkit for physicians and CBOs nationwide as we work through sharing reimbursement and changing workflows. Additionally, this project will enable Partners to build on existing ...
October 25, 2018Daylyn Presley
The Ahmanson Foundation (Ahmanson) is a long-time supporter of Partners in Care Foundation—specifically IT. Over the years The Ahmanson Foundation has backed development of Partners in Care Foundation’s HomeMeds data system and program, which supports Partners’ National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) case management accreditation, healthcare contracting and management of the work of our Partners at Home Network. In July 2018, Ahmanson awarded Partners in Care generous $100,000 grant for crucial IT security improvements. These are necessary for our growing collaborations with highly regulated and security conscious healthcare payers and providers. The ...
October 25, 2018Daylyn Presley
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release San Fernando, Calif. (July. 20, 2018)— LA Care Health Plan recently awarded Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) a $5,000 grant. The funding from LA Care’s Regional Consumer Advisory Committee enables Partners to improve diabetes prevention and management among the Greater San Fernando Valley area. The goal of Partners and the LA Care grant are to increase access to diabetes prevention and management services for vulnerable and low-income residents through programs and workshops; raise awareness of local community services and resources focused on improving diabetes prevention and management; and ...
July 23, 2018Daylyn Presley
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. (April. 20, 2018)— America’s Physician Groups (APG) and Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) announced today a new partnership that allows APG members to offer their patients new benefits encouraged in the recently-passed CHRONIC Care/ACCESS Act to address social determinants of health (SDOH). The partnership has been formed to help cement the idea that health happens at home and that to be truly effective, excellent medical care must be accompanied by excellent home and community-based services to address SDOH. The Centers for Medicare & ...
April 20, 2018Daylyn Presley
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2018)—The annual American Society on Aging (ASA) at the 2018 Aging in America Conference. The conference hosts more than 3,000 attendees annually from across the nation and abroad to learn, network and participate in the largest multidisciplinary conference covering aging and quality of life for older adults. Partners in Care Foundation is providing the following presentations at the ASA conference, which begins Monday, March 26, 2018 and will last through Friday, March 29, 2018. Sustainable Care Transitions and Community-Based Care Management Contract ...
January 30, 2018Daylyn Presley
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2017)—Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) announced today it is celebrating the 30th Annual National Philanthropy Day (NPD). Observed annually on November 15 since 1986, NPD observes the act of philanthropy, which includes giving, volunteering and charitable engagement activities of donors, volunteers, foundations, leaders, corporations, and others engaged in philanthropy. As part of the NPD celebration, the Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) honored Partners’ Vice President of Development, Stephanie Wilson, as Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of ...
November 15, 2017Daylyn Presley
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2017)—Partners in Care Foundation (Partners), is pleased to announce that Anwar Zoueihid, Vice President of Health Services, was selected to participate in the sixth cohort of the Practice Change Leaders program. This 2018 class of Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health was identified from professionals who responded to a highly competitive nationwide call for applications. Mr. Zoueihid is one of only 10 leaders chosen to participate in the prestigious program, aimed at building leadership capacity among professionals who have a key ...
November 6, 2017Daylyn Presley
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2017)— U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) awarded Partners In Care Foundation (Partners) an $850,000 federal grant to help reduce serious risk factors associated with chronic pain or diabetes through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs. This grant enables Partners to provide evidence based programs that reduce serious risks related to diabetes and chronic pain in areas with high-incidences of preventable suffering. Partners is one of eight organizations across the nation to receive funding. Both diabetes and chronic pain impose a ...
October 24, 2017Daylyn Presley
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2017) —The U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) has awarded Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) a $600,000 grant to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs aimed at reducing fall-related injuries and fear of falling among older adults, especially those with disabilities. Falls impose a challenging burden on injured people and the healthcare system making prevention efforts critical. Although fall risk increases with age, many falls are preventable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that every 14 seconds ...
October 5, 2017Daylyn Presley