hidden Innovation Challenge seeks health solutions that address social determinants of health

Innovation Challenge seeks health solutions that address social determinants of health

The American Heart Association is seeking applicants for the 2018 Northeast Health Equity Consortium Innovation Challenge, a grant-based initiative to identify innovative, clearly-defined solutions to improve the health and well-being in urban communities in New England, New York and New Jersey. Community environments play a crucial role in health outcomes. People living just five miles

hidden Boston earns gold medal in new city health report

Boston earns gold medal in new city health report

A recently released report that examined local policies affecting the quality of life and health of residents in the country’s 40 largest cities has awarded Boston a gold medal for the second consecutive year. The second annual report by CityHealth — an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente — evaluated the cities

hidden Boston cardiologist chairing 2018 Heart & Stroke Ball

Boston cardiologist chairing 2018 Heart & Stroke Ball

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are pleased to recognize Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD, as the chairman of the 2018 Boston Heart & Stroke Ball. Loscalzo is chairman of the Department of Medicine, and physician-in-chief at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A cardiovascular medicine specialist, he is also Soma Weiss, MD, Distinguished Chair in

hidden Marlborough students ‘Jump Rope For Heart’

Marlborough students ‘Jump Rope For Heart’

MARLBOROUGH – About 100 students at the Charles W. Whitcomb School joined together on Tuesday, Feb. 27, for some heart-healthy exercise at a Jump Rope For Heart event. Jump Rope For Heart is a national education and fundraising event sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Health and Physical Educators. The Marlborough

hidden Focus Technology Solutions and TechTarget to co-chair 2018 Boston Heart Walk

Focus Technology Solutions and TechTarget to co-chair 2018 Boston Heart Walk

BOSTON — Focus Technology Solutions and TechTarget are teaming up with the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and stroke by co-chairing the 2018 Boston Heart Walk. Led by Doug Alexander, CEO of Focus Technology Solutions, and Michael Cotoia, CEO of TechTarget, both local companies will be fundraising throughout the year with on-going activities