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People with poor financial health often experience worse health outcomes. Meanwhile, healthcare costs often drive negative impacts on patient financial health. To deliver effective healthcare, organizations must also prioritize financial health. Explore our free resource library to understand how physical and financial health combine to impact well-being, and discover solutions that support individuals and businesses.

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Investing in Equity Based Solutions

Investing in Equity Based Solutions

In this panel discussion, hear from leaders in healthcare, financial services, and workplace about ongoing efforts to drive equitable outcomes for all and the role of financial health in this critical movement.

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 Dr. Richard Besser: A Prescription for Equity in Health

Dr. Richard Besser: A Prescription for Equity in Health

Health and financial health are inextricably intertwined. As income and wealth increase or decrease, so does physical well-being. This is especially apparent in underserved communities, which have disproportionately borne the financial and health impacts of COVID-19. The close connection between health and wealth underscores the need for cross-industry leaders to identify challenges and develop integrated solutions to support wellness. Dr. Richard Besser, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is one of the leading voices on health equity. In this episode, Jennifer talks with him about this connection, the challenges facing the American healthcare system, and how we can create a system that supports health and financial wellness for all.

Workplace and Healthcare Leaders Join the Financial Health Network

By Sarah Gordon, Chief Market Development Officer, Financial Health Network Over the last few years, the Financial Health Network has been working to identify new avenues to expand our mission of financial health for all. The workplace — specifically human resources practitioners at midsize and large employers– and healthcare emerged as two defining areas where organizations can…

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Restoring Humanity to Healthcare

Restoring Humanity to Healthcare

In this presentation, Iora Health cofounder and CEO Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle shares how new healthcare delivery models can better serve the health, and financial health, of patients.

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A Cross-Sector Effort to Support Individuals’ Wellbeing

We are designing solutions to address the interdependency between physical health and financial health, and their combined impact on wellbeing. This requires cross-collaboration across many different industries and parts of healthcare and finance.

Good Patient Financial Health Is Good Business

Guarding against excessive healthcare costs is beneficial to individuals’ wellbeing and your business. We work with healthcare organizations, employers, insurers, patient advocacy groups, medical technology and educators to define solutions. Our goal is to ensure including financial health is a best practice to build equity in both financial health and in wellbeing.

The Financial Health Network provides resources to address the health-financial health connection that touches patients, communities, and healthcare systems. We offer:

  • Deep consumer insights about the financial challenges that individuals face
  • Education and training about health equity and the role healthcare providers play in addressing these issues
  • Research on which financial health interventions and resources can help support patients to address equity and improve health outcomes
  • Evolving patient financial health measurement processes to help organizations evaluate a patient’s ability to pay
  • Robust financial health measurement frameworks, tools, and benchmarking data to help organizations understand how to evaluate financial health for their patients and families

Join Us in Our Mission

The Financial Health Network offers a variety of targeted education, resources, best practices, research, and programs designed to help healthcare organizations achieve their mission of doing no harm.

Consulting

Make informed, confident financial health decisions for your patients or customers that align to your company’s unique goals with help from our impartial experts.

Consulting

Measurement

Understand how to evaluate financial health for those you serve with our simple measurement tools, which leverage best practices and create a benchmark for tracking financial health over time.

Measurement

Research

Dive deeper into understanding the specific financial health needs of your patients and consumers with our proprietary data and custom research opportunities.

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Membership

Get inspired by and learn from our network of cross-industry leaders, many already delivering innovative new financial health solutions to their stakeholders.

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