Two Indiana Health Organizations Merge

Two public health organizations in Hamilton County are joining forces to focus on gaps in health coverage and well-being. Partnership for Healthy Hamilton County and Hamilton County Systems of Care announced they are merging. The new organization will be known as A Healthier Hamilton County: Systems of Care. The organization says it will remain part of Indiana’s Systems of Care through the state Division of Mental Health and Addiction.

New ProMedica Exec: SDOH Strategies ‘Critical’ for Industry Success

ProMedica, a nonprofit integrated health system based in Toledo, announced in early March the creation of a new leadership role for their National Social Determinants of Health Institute (NSDOHI): the vice president of national strategy and partnerships. Rachel Krausman joined NSDOHI to serve in this role, where she will lead ProMedica’s social determinants of health (SDOH) national teams, strategy, and implementation. She will also lead the strategy for the ProMedica Impact Fund, a national philanthropic collaboration focused on reforming healthcare. Krausman shared how she will lead NSDOHI and the Impact Fund, as well as how her past experiences in the nonprofit sector have prepared her for her new role.

APLA Health and the Alliance for Housing and Healing to Merge

APLA Health and the Alliance for Housing and Healing (AHH) announced Monday that the organizations have agreed to merge. The two will join forces on July 1, 2021, to improve the health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and focus on the needs of the LGBTQ+ community in Los Angeles County. As a leader in the “housing first” model of healthcare, AHH is widely known for promoting housing stability, improving health outcomes and boosting HIV medical compliance. AHH believes that “Health Happens With Housing”. APLA Health is one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ healthcare organizations serving more than 18,000 patients and clients each year.

DLH Announces Acquisition of Social & Scientific Systems

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) (“DLH” or the “Company”), a leading provider of innovative healthcare services and solutions to federal agencies, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Social & Scientific Systems (“SSS”) of Silver Spring, Maryland. The firm, with approximately 400 employees, is a leading public health service organization providing solutions in clinical and biomedical research, epidemiology, health policy, and program evaluation. SSS utilizes advanced research (including longitudinal studies), data analytics, and secure IT platform services to assist mission-critical public health agencies within the Department of Health & Human Services – including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – along with other healthcare-related institutions. SSS was purchased for $70 million in cash, or $63 million net of transaction-related tax benefits worth $7 million on a net present value basis.

Lutheran World Relief, IMA World Health Join Forces

International humanitarian organizations Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health today announced they are combining operations to dramatically increase their impact on breaking the cycle of poverty and promoting healthier families and communities throughout the world. Lutheran World Relief, based in Baltimore, and IMA World Health, a faith-based public health agency headquartered in Washington, D.C., integrated January 1 with a single CEO, leadership team and staff, and identical boards of directors.