News Room: News Briefs

June 17, 2024

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) hosted its annual Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) in-person meeting on Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7 at Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Representatives from health centers around Pennsylvania gathered for an opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate with others across the HCCN and around the state.

April 24, 2024

A team from the Health Federation of Philadelphia — including Natalie Levkovich, CEO; Leslie Lieberman, Senior Director of Training and Organizational Development; and Claire Laskey, Project Manager — were joined by public health colleagues from Temple University and Drexel University during a weeklong trip to Ukraine earlier in April.

March 7, 2024

Kristin Walker, Perinatal Public Health Program Coordinator, and Catherine Abrams, Substance Use Response, Guidance, and Education Program Coordinator, each participated in a panel discussion at the recent National Association of County and City Health Officials conference.

Catherine took part in a panel entitled "CRS Professional Development and Career Trajectory" on Feb. 28.

Zylazine
January 23, 2024

A new report by the Division of Substance Use Prevention and Harm Reduction (SUPHR) at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s Substance Use Response, Guidance and Education (SURGE) program, provides recommendations for best-practices in the care for individuals with xylazine-associated wounds.

HFP/DBHIDS
July 19, 2023

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is proud to enter into a new phase of partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS). Beginning in FY '24, DBHIDS will include support for HFP in its annual budget, which will enable HFP to expand its clinical leadership by hiring a Director of Behavioral Health Integration.

Flags of Ukraine and United States
June 28, 2023

Officials from Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska’s office, as well as the Health Ministry of Ukraine and directors of Ukrainian regional health authorities visited Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. recently as part of Public Health System Recovery and Resilience in Ukraine, a project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

June 15, 2023

The Health Federation of Philadelphia hosted its annual Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) in-person meeting on Tuesday, June 6 and Wednesday, June 7 at Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center.

May 30, 2023

The Health Federation of Philadelphia’s Early Head Start program held a mini pep rally during their May monthly staff meeting to get prepared for the upcoming Federal Monitoring Review Week in June. The theme of the pep rally was "We've Got This!"

May 24, 2023

The last four decades have brought immense change to the Philadelphia region. Through the good and bad, the ups and downs, one thing has remained constant: The Health Federation of Philadelphia and its commitment to improving access to and the quality of health and human services for underresourced communities and vulnerable populations across the region.

American Journal of Hypertension
May 9, 2023

A recent article in the American Journal of Hypertension features findings co-authored by Debra McGrath, FNP, MSN, Director of Health Information Technology at the Health Federation of Philadelphia.

May 5, 2023

With telehealth, online patient portals and remote monitoring becoming increasingly prevalent, more and more low-income patients who lack access to high-speed internet and devices are being left behind. Enter Tyler Hamler, a Digital Health Navigator at the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP)

Profiles in Diversity Journal
January 11, 2023

Health Federation of Philadelphia CEO Natalie Levkovich and Senior Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion José Rodriguez authored an article, "Building a Culture of Partnership: The CEO and Chief Diversity Officer Relationship" published in Profiles in Diversity Journal Q4 2022.

NHC
December 8, 2022

For Immediate Release

Nationals Health Corps Community Health Fellowship Greater Philadelphia

December 8, 2022

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July 22, 2022

HFP received news on Friday, July 15 that our expanded Health Center Controlled Network has been funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the three year cycle of 2022-2025.  This cooperative agreement funded at $1,040,817 for the 2022-2023 grant year supports HFP’s work with 33 community health centers in Pennsylvania in support of their capacity to leverage health

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June 13, 2022

Health Federation was awarded a grant by the Avantor Sciences Foundation to support piloting a digital navigator program in community health centers.  As the healthcare system increasingly moves to include online patient portals, telehealth, and remote monitoring, low-income patients lacking access to high speed internet and devices can easily lag behind.

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June 13, 2022

By: Khadijah Muhammad, MSEd, MSW, Director, Early Head Start