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Community Health: More Than Healthcare

Many thanks to the audience of 75  that joined us at MATTER on June 30. We heard from a distinguished group of panelists as they discussed new approaches to community health. The panel included: Jay Bhatt, Chief Health Officer, Illinois Hospital Association; former Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Helath Raul Garza, President & CEO, Aunt Martha's, a [...]

By |June 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community Health Round-Up #6

This week we’ve rounded-up a couple articles featuring “low-tech” innovations in healthcare. Promising Practices Nation’s first 24 hour nurse line saves doctors from burnout and patients from trips to the emergency room (Huffington Post) “It has provided a basic form of health care to thousands of uninsured people who have no other access to care. It [...]

By |February 26th, 2015|Community Health Roundup, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Purple Binder profiled in ChicagoInno

An interview with Purple Binder CTO Declan Frye in ChicagoInno. "I think this is a time when healthcare is changing really fast, and we are really excited to be at MATTER and to stay plugged into the community," Frye said. "We were in 1871 when that first opened, and that was a really amazing hub [...]

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