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This Innovative Philly Medical Program Uses Housing to Save Lives–and Could Become a Model for Other Cities

The Housing Smart program shows that with stability and equity in foundational social determinants of health, patients…
| By Temple Health, Philadelphia Magazine
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Well City Challenge is back, with a call for community-driven health projects

The 18-month challenge, which includes an incubator, accelerator and pitch day, is looking to attack the root causes of…
| By Paige Gross, Philly

Opinion: The power of community voice in making Philadelphia a healthier place to live

Another Well City Challenge social impact competition launches in early 2023.
| By Christopher Gale, Billy Penn
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This new collaboration aims to improve Philly’s health inequities

Accelerate Health Equity brings together 11 organizations to combat racial and social disparities impacting local…
| By Laura Brzyski, Philadelphia Magazine
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Philly hospitals and key insurers plan novel effort with the city to improve health equity

The hope is to find ways to reduce racial disparities in health and spread them around the city.
| By Harold Brubaker, The Philadelphia Inquirer
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Groups partner to address health equity in Philadelphia

| By Ayana Jones, The Philadelphia Tribune
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Hospitals, insurers and colleges join forces to reduce Philly's health inequities

The Accelerate Health Equity initiative aims to address racial disparities in heart disease, colorectal cancer, obesity…
| By Peter Key, PhillyVoice

Press Releases

Winners of Well City Challenge 2.0

Economy League, Independence Blue Cross, Accelerate Health Equity Announce Winners of Well City Challenge 2.0

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Winners will receive funding for their community solutions to rising mind and heart health challenges The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia (ELGP) and Accelerate Health Equity (AHE) today…
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Accelerate Health Equity launches with new approach to health inequality in Philadelphia

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Collaboration brings together organizations from across the region to drive change Philadelphia — March 16, 2022 — Accelerate Health Equity launches today, bringing together organizations across the…