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April/May Newsletter: Community leaders discuss WHI’s community-wide care coordination, Voices of the WHI with Ruth Kraut, and more

Community leaders came together on April 3 to discuss the Washtenaw Health Initiative’s community-wide care coordination intervention (aka the SIM) for frequent emergency department users. Directors from the SIM’s 11 founding partners (hublets) and partner entities were invited to attend, and roughly two-dozen came out to participate in the conversation. At tables of eight, patterned […]

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February/March Newsletter: Strategic priorities, heat, hot water, and other health needs, and more

Ebony Curry is beaming. With temperatures dropping quickly, she’s been worried about one of her clients–someone who’s been in and out of the ER a lot lately–who can no longer fit into his winter coat. After a series of calls, she’s found one that will fit and clearly can’t wait to get it to him. As […]

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December/January Newsletter: A Judge’s ruling on health care, mental health and public safety millage news, and more

What a judge’s ruling on healthcare means, and doesn’t mean, for patients. The news started rippling through social media like an earthquake late on Friday evening: A judge in Texas had declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.The whole thing, from health insurance programs that cover millions of people, to protections for people with health problems, […]

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September/October Newsletter: Opioid Summit, Community Mental Health, Livingston County, and more

Pilot program reduces anxiety and depression. Six years ago, WHI’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Work Group identified a significant gap in services for Washtenaw County residents with mild to moderate mental health concerns. Today, that gap is, statistically, a lot less significant–particularly for low-income and uninsured patients–thanks to the Tailored Mental Health Management and […]

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WHI January/February 2018 Newsletter

The January/February WHI newsletter was published on March 5th. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the pdf version of the newsletter here.

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WHI November/December 2017 Newsletter

The November/December WHI newsletter was published on December 22nd. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the pdf version of the newsletter here: November/December 2017 Newsletter

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WHI September/October 2017 Newsletter

The September/October WHI newsletter was published on October 31st. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the pdf version of the newsletter here: September/October 2017 Newsletter

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WHI July/August 2017 Newsletter

The July/August WHI newsletter was published on July 28th. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the pdf version of the newsletter here: July/August Newsletter 

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WHI November/December 2016 Newsletter

The November/December WHI newsletter was published on December 27th. Please note that although the newsletter is dated “September/October 2016”, it accurately reflects activities that took place in November and December of 2016. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the pdf version of the newsletter here: November/December 2016 Newsletter

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WHI September/October 2016 Newsletter

The September/October WHI newsletter was published on October 31st. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the pdf version of the newsletter here: September/October 2016 Newsletter

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