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Highmark Health charts new course for social services reimbursement

Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network have begun a pilot program that seeks to bring a similar reimbursement system to what it uses for health care providers to nonprofits that provide social services.Recently, health insurers and hospitals have spent a significant amount of time on what are called the social determinants of health, which are [...]

2022-07-26T13:07:47-04:00July 26th, 2022|Health, Making News, Uncategorized|

Take Charge of Your Health. Be Informed Be Involved… Cannabis Use and Youth

Published 4/13/2022 New Pittsburgh Courier It’s important to note that while cannabis can have positive effects medicinally for large portions of the population, it can negatively impact youth who use and abuse it. We spoke with Carlos T. Carter, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh about his thoughts on cannabis use [...]

2022-04-14T12:48:33-04:00April 14th, 2022|Health, Making News|

‘A beacon of hope’: Pittsburgh’s Black leaders celebrate Supreme Court confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson

The confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court — making her the first African American woman to serve on the nation’s highest court — was a historic moment, Allegheny County President Judge Kim Berkeley Clark said. Judge Clark would know about historic moments: She is the first African American to serve as president [...]

2022-04-08T10:41:49-04:00April 8th, 2022|Making News|

Community Champion: Carlos T. Carter works to inspire others

Originally published: WTAE 3/9/2022: A Pittsburgh man is working to help others find a path to success. Carlos T. Carter is the president of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. Carter knows what adversity is, but overcame all of it to get to his current position. He now has a new book and hopes it [...]

2022-03-10T13:29:01-05:00March 10th, 2022|Making News|

Take Charge Of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved….Healthy aging

Originally Published: February 16, 2022 Take Charge Of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved. | New Pittsburgh Courier Why is promoting healthy aging so important for our Black/African American elders?   Promoting healthy aging is important because we want Black people to age gracefully and live their best lives in retirement.  The reality is when [...]

2022-02-25T15:09:28-05:00February 25th, 2022|Health, Making News|
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