Charity Care

Healthcare Reform Rewrites Charitable Care Groups’ Roles

As the healthcare landscape changes, medical charities are adapting their approaches to meet clients’ needs more effectively.

Giving and Receiving: Physicians Find Fulfillment in Charitable Care

Religious institutions and organizations such as Doctors Without Borders have long facilitated physicians’ provision of philanthropic medical care and other services in areas impacted by disease, poverty and war.

Need for Charitable Care Remains High Despite ACA Coverage Expansion

When the Health Insurance Marketplace launched in 2014, millions of previously uninsured Americans gained coverage. But implementation of the ACA does not appear to have decreased the public’s reliance on free and charitable care.

The Health Collaborative

Improving the Health Status of the Community by Supporting Family Health and Fitness

Philanthropy and Profit: Driving Forces Behind International Telemedicine

Cross-border consultations have become commonplace, but developing best practices for international telemedicine is as much a question of regulation and technology as one of healthcare protocols.

Mammography on the Move

By making mammography more accessible, the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program plays a vital role in WVU Healthcare’s fight against breast cancer.

Five Physicians Honored for Outstanding Care of Patients Near the End of Life

Five physicians who have distinguished themselves in caring for patients near the end of life have been named recipients of the 2013 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.

Charitable Care 
in Developing Countries

A team of U.S. medical students examines a 6-year-old girl in a mountain community outside of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She is breathing hard. She can barely walk or talk. She has a remarkable heart murmur. And she’s blue.

A Dream Come True for Children with Serious Illnesses

Mike Schmidt, Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler and Dan Marino are just a few of the A-list celebrities who have partnered with a Lehigh Valley nonprofit organization to make local children’s dreams come true … literally. Dream Come True, a Lehigh Valley-based charity founded in 1984 and made up primarily of volunteers, has turned dreams into reality for more than 1,000 chronically and terminally ill children in the greater Lehigh Valley area.