In 2015, the Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina Foundation awarded Gaston County $125,000.00 to serve as one of three pilot communities in North Carolina to plan and build capacity for a Community Centered Health model. The Community Centered Health model provides a framework for primary care to address community health needs while also addressing the social disparities of a particular community that affect the community’s well-being.
Major disparities exist along racial and ethnic lines in the United States for various medical conditions, but guidance is scarce about how to reduce these gaps. Now, a new “roadmap” has been unveiled to give organizations expert guidance on how […]
Learn about the hearts and minds behind Community Commons: Institute for People, Place, and Possibility (IP3)