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Tastewise Kids Receives $11,000 Grant

Johns Hopkins Health Plans granted $11,000 to TasteWise Kids to fund the Days of Taste program, benefiting 175 fourth-graders in two Baltimore City schools.

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Johns Hopkins Health Plans’ Trish Slutzky, Director of Client Relations, Employer Health Programs, was at Federal Hill Preparatory School to present the check to Salina Duncan, Executive Director of TasteWise Kids, and Program and Partnerships Manager, Julie Eugenio.

Gaithersburg HELP Gets $15,000 Grant

Johns Hopkins Health Plans has awarded a $15,000 grant to Gaithersburg HELP, an organization whose mission is to provide individuals and families in the Gaithersburg area with assistance for basic needs. 

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Johns Hopkins Health Plans presenting a check to Gaithersburg HELP.

Healthy Hacks Adds Flavor to Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Priority Partners' Healthy Hacks showcased a popular healthy cooking demo at the Kunte Kinte Heritage Festival on Oct. 28 in Annapolis. Despite rescheduling due to bad weather, the festival drew hundreds of visitors and families, enjoying music, food and culture.

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Dr. Everett and Chef Giacomo at Priority Partners Table at the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival


Supporting the Maryland Latinos Population

In this conversation with Dr. Gabriela Lemus, executive director of Maryland Latinos Unidos, we learn more about the organization and how this grant will allow them to expand its support for the immigrants it serves.

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Fostering a Strong Provider Network

Janice Henry leads the partnership between JHHC and its provider network. As a provider-sponsored health plan, the element of collaboration is more entrenched at JHHC.

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Social Determinants of Health

Kathy Pettway, senior director, and Dr. Nina Everett, chief medical officer, from Priority Partners explain the clinical impacts of these life challenges and the work Priority Partners is doing to support its health plan members.

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Pursuing Quality and Integrated Care

As Chief Medical Officer for Johns Hopkins Health Plans, Dr. Marketa Wills is at the intersection of payer-provider collaboration. In this episode of the Health Care Collaborations podcast, she discusses her clinical psychiatry background and how that influences her work on the health care management side

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Aligning Payer and Provider

JHHC’s SVP and CFO Daniel Chojnowski discusses the evolving role of Finance as a strategic partner for organizations and how their expertise can create better alignment between health care payers and providers.

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Priority Partners Cupboards Project

Priority Partners is taking on food insecurity in Maryland with the help of two HGTV hosts. Matt Muenster joined the Health Care Collaborations podcast to discuss the Priority Partners Cupboards project that he and fellow HGTV host Chris Grundy are backing.

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