Paso del Norte Health Foundation - 2016 Annual Report
We are pleased to announce the release of our 2016 Annual Report - Health Is Elemental.
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Visit 2016annualreport.pdnhf.org to review the full report.
Celebrating 20 Years
Established in 1995 as one of the largest private foundation along the U.S.-Mexico border. We strive to promote health and prevent disease through leadership in health education, research and advocacy.
Focus is placed on communities living in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in far west Texas, Doña Ana, Luna, and Otero Counties in southern New Mexico, and in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Invested more than $141 million in the mission of the Foundation and granted to more than 300 organizations across the Borderplex.
The goal of the REALIZE experience is to inspire already effective leaders to become transformational leaders for the benefit of the region’s health. Customized for the Paso del Norte region and built on nine leadership attributes, REALIZE offers a cohort of twenty executives, the opportunity for individualized leadership growth over fifteen months.
With strengthened leadership in place, regional organizations and individuals are better positioned to promote health and prevent disease. …
July 26, 2017
The Health Information Exchange is now PHIX. Emily Hartmann is the executive director. And the number of partners and volume of patient records being collected and stored for exchange among medical providers is growing by the day.
“Right now the focus is on one-on-one conversations with physician practices and on-boarding major networks like the Veterans Administration and Department of Defense,” says Hartmann, who took the helm of PHIX in 2017.
Remember, it was in 2016 that the then-Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (HIE) went live with leadership support from the Paso del N…
Posted on July 3, 2017 by Jana Renner
A friend and I were recently trading stories about parenting teenagers. The topic moved to underage drinking parties and how to talk to our teenage children about expectations around underage drinking without sounding preachy or overbearing. Parents of teenagers may be surprised to learn that research shows that parents’ opinions do matter. In fact, 80 percent of youth between the ages of 10 and 18 report that their parents, not their peers, influence their decision to drink or not to drink.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has resources for paren…