Making the Business Case: Improving Health in African American Communities

[MUSIC PLAYING] 45 million African Americans; 76 percent Obese & Overweight Adults; 40 percent High Blood Pressure; 48 percent Smoke Cigarettes Local Leaders & Businesses can help make healthy living easier in African American communities. People of color in this community continue to be the ones with [the] highest degrees of diabetes, highest degrees of […]

Making the Business Case: Community Health Workers Bridge Health Care Gap

[Music] Health care providers and patients both benefit when community health workers build bridges that lead to better care, fuller lives, and lower costs. Navigating health care systems is challenging, especially for patients with a language barrier or other problems understanding what chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer, or heart disease are and how to manage […]