EINSTEIN IN THE NEWS
EINSTEIN HEALTHCARE NETWORK RECOGNIZED IN THE ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTHCARE PHILANTHROPY’S 2018 HIGH PERFORMERS LIST
Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, has been included in the 2018 High Performer’s list.
The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has recognized 54 U.S. and 10 Canadian development organizations as high-performing fundraisers in the health care industry for fiscal year 2017. These organizations are primarily foundations affiliated with nonprofit hospitals or health systems and were surveyed for AHP’s 2018 Report on Giving, which provides key industry benchmarks for health care fundraisers. The full list is available at www.ahp.org/highperformers.
Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia’s Centering Parenting Program is a model of group well care that was funded as a pilot program by the Albert Einstein Society. The overall outcome of the study conducted with parents in the Centering Parenting Program and those not, is the group well care model may provide the means to enhance resilience in parents and children in low-income communities. The support offered in group well care from providers and parent peers is a benefit.
The Pharmacy Program at Einstein was initially funded in 2012 by a grant from the Albert Einstein Society. This is the kind of work AES helps promote and fund – seed grants that grow into programs with immediate and long-term impact.
Art created by mothers for mothers-to-be was installed in the lobby of the Lifter Building at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. The building was recently renovated to create private rooms for labor and delivery.
Being sick or hospitalized during the holidays can be difficult, so for nine years now, employees at Einstein have provided the gift of warmth and this year the delivery team had a new edition – Pender, the adorable and beloved facility dog.
This program is meant to assist the Russian-speaking seniors in their efforts of going through the healthcare system. This program was made possible by a grant from The Bernard and Etta Weinberg Family Fund, in partnership with The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
Einstein Medical Center’s Pride Program, an LGBT-centered division, received a $50,000 grant from the Albert Einstein Society Innovative Program and a $35,000 grant from EcoMedia. The former grant allows the medical center to hire a trans patient navigator while the latter expands its mental-health and counseling services for LGBT patients.
Isaiah Gonzalez was the smart one, the one who was supposed to make it out of Kensington in a cap and gown, headed for college and better things.
He did well in classes, graduating from his public high school with five acceptance letters to colleges and universities, but as it is for so many Philadelphians, higher education remained beyond his grasp. Financial aid forms were tough to navigate, and at the end of the day, even with aid, the price was too steep.
“It’s very important to us that every woman receives the treatment that she needs, even if she can’t pay for it or she doesn’t have insurance,” Hyman said. “No woman should be without treatment just because she can’t afford it or if she needs a wig — whatever she needs.”
It’s been a year since health and government officials across the city and state came together to form the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone. The initiative, which brings together around 50 organizations representing private entities, health centers, government alliances and Philly’s big providers, is zeroing in on North Philadelphia to determine better ways to provide health care for residents there