Health Resources in Action, Inc.
Health Resources in Action, Inc. (HRiA), a nonprofit public health and medical research funding organization based in Boston, Massachusetts has a mission to help people live healthier lives and build healthier communities through prevention, health promotion, policy, and research. HRiA works with a diverse group of clients across the country to address some of the most critical public health issues using innovative and evidence-based approaches to improve population health. Our clients/funders include the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, state and local public health departments, hospitals, and private/corporate philanthropic entities.
Since 1957, HRiA has been at the forefront of public health, leading the way to promote healthier and more vibrant communities. Our work recognizes the impact of social, economic, and racial factors on health outcomes. Major organizational initiatives include:
- New England Asthma Innovation Collaboration: A multi-million dollar New England-wide initiative funded through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation will improve asthma outcomes, quality of care, and health care costs of Medicaid- and CHIP-enrolled children by advancing innovative service delivery and sustainable payment systems
- Community Health Training Institute: An online resource that provides skill building trainings/webinars, tools, and resources to public health practitioners and advocates to improve community health
- Community Health Improvement: A national effort to engage hospitals, health departments, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), United Ways, and foundations to conduct comprehensive community health assessments and health improvement plans to prioritize health issues, align collaborative implementation efforts, inform resource allocations, and meet regulatory requirements
For more information about the organization, visit http://www.hria.org
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