March 7, 2016
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February 17, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (PDN HIE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Hartmann as Deputy Director.
Hartmann brings experience in health care consulting and analytics to the PDN HIE. She has also worked on health initiatives for the city of Chicago and the state of Massachusetts.
Paso del Norte HIE is a collaboration of major healthcare partners in the El Paso area. The purpose of the PDN HIE is to share clinical data between healthcare providers to improve health and medicine.
Major partners include: City of El Paso Department of Public Health, E…
February 15, 2016
The Bowie High School Community Garden (BHS Garden) project is one of six programs in the country featured by Salud America! as Salud Heroes vs. Sugar. The BHS Garden project was selected based on support to fight sugar and bring fruits and veggies to Latino families. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation provided funding for a garden coordinator and educational material. Click here to learn more about the BHS Garden project.
The BHS Garden proje…
February 15, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation offices will be open for business on Wednesday, February 17. This is the same day of Pope Francis visit to Juárez.
Be aware that may streets in the downtown area will be closed, so traffic will be congested. If you do plan to visit our offices, please contact us ahead of time, so we can provide you with the best access.
February 11, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange’s (HIE) board of directors today announced the appointment of Jon Law as the Executive Director of the HIE.
“We are pleased to have Jon onboard. His track record shows he is ready to lead the HIE to the next level,” said Jacob Cintron, Chair of the HIE’s board of directors.
Law comes to the HIE with extensive experience in health promotion, healthcare strategy, and nonprofit leadership. Most recently, he served as the President of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PDNHF). In this role, he lead the Foundation’s Program, Communications,…
February 4, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned web site (www.pdnhf.org). The new design offers visitors an easier approach to information from the home page. News, events, videos, and grant opportunities are just a click away.
“These new changes help visitors navigate through the site with much more ease,” says Tracy Yellen, CEO of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and family of foundations. “The new design enables visitors to quickly access enhanced, user-friendly information that demonstrates our commitment to accessibility and transpa…
January 25, 2016
The Paso del Norte Foundation will sponsor the 2016 Paso del Norte Foundation Challenge Fund Program which seeks to: - increase the capacity of nonprofit organizations to improve health, and - inspire charitable giving by offering matching funds for a wide-range of challenge fund events and appeals.
Proposals for participation in the Challenge Fund Program must be received by the Foundation via e-mail by 12:00 pm on Friday, January 29th.
The Loaves and Fishes Fund seeks to make an impact in the lives of those struggling each day to survive. The Fund will make grants …
January 21, 2016
For years, Luna County has had an active health council and strong coalition focused on reducing substance use among young people. That long-standing commitment from local law enforcement, public health and other community advocates paved the way for Luna County to adopt the first Social Host Ordinance in the Paso del Norte region.
A Social Host Ordinance was identified as a tool that the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Shift+ coalition utilized within its overall strategy to address and reduce binge drinking across the Borderplex.
Luna County Commissioners adopted their Social Ho…
January 9, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s (PdNHF) board of directors today announced the appointment of Tracy Yellen as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and its affiliated foundations. Yellen comes to the PdNHF with extensive experience in the bi-national non-profit arena, having most recently served as the President of the Paso Del Norte Foundation.
“I am deeply heartened to have been entrusted with the task of continuing the life-changing work the Paso del Norte Health Foundation is known for doing. I look forward to working alongside the Foundat…
January 7, 2016
Members of the Shift + network are celebrating as Luna County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a Social Host Ordinance that will allow law enforcement to cite individuals of a gathering where underage drinking occurs.
Shift+ is an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and has been working with individuals from the U.S./Mexico border to reduce underage drinking and binge drinking of all ages in the Paso del Norte region.
Click here to read more from the Dem…
December 12, 2018
After 18 months of public meetings, on-line surveys and planning sessions with community leaders, stakeholders and trail enthusiasts, the concept for a 60-mile county-wide trail is now one step closer to reality with the completion of the Master Plan to guide its development.
The planned Paso del Norte Trail spa…