The Wellness Trust

The  authors of this op-ed call for systematic reform in preventive medicine to slow health care cost and increase the quality of life for many Americans. View the Resource Lambrew, J. & Podesta, J. (2006). There’s No Excuse: Americans Need Preventive Health System Overhaul. The Wellness Trust. Web.

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The HHS Prevention and Public Health Fund

This resource explains the Prevention and Public Health Fund resulting from the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, where states and communities use the funds to cover the costs prevention initiatives. View the Resource  

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Using Community Health Trusts to Address the Social Determinants of Health

This JAMA Forum post explains the idea of using a financial trust to support community-based interventions addressing the social determinates of health. It goes on to suggest that hospitals could help form this trust as part of their community benefit. View the Resource JAMA Forum: Using Community Health Trusts to Address Social Determinants of Health  

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Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust

This July 2014 webinar co-hosted by the National Partnership for Action Federal Interagency Health Equity Team and the Association for State and Territorial Health Officers uses the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund as a case study. It provides an example of the program designed to promote equity and gives background as to how it […]

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