A South Florida organization dedicated to empowering student health ambassadors has taken top honors in a statewide innovation challenge to address health access and equality. Health Information Project (HIP) was awarded a $40,000 grand prize in the GuideWell Reshaping Health Access Challenge, a statewide competition focused on addressing health disparities in Florida.
Reshaping Health Access Challenge taps three North Florida local organizations with innovative ideas to improve health access and literacy to advance to finalsPosted on September 15, 2020 - Consumerism, Innovation
The three innovative ideas from North Florida organizations advancing to the finals include:
Three Central Florida Organizations Receive Seed Money to Address Health Disparities, Earn Opportunity to Win More FundingPosted on September 10, 2020 - Community and Culture, Consumerism, Innovation
GuideWell today selected three Central Florida organizations to receive seed money to implement their innovative ideas to address barriers to health access and health literacy. The Center for Multicultural Wellness and Prevention, the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center and the Center for Quality Medication Management at the University of Florida were selected from a group of 10 regional innovators across Central Florida to receive $5,000 in funding. In addition, they will advance to GuideWell’s Reshaping Health Access challenge finals where they’ll have the opportunity to compete for a $40,000 state grand prize. Funds will be used to address health and racial inequities that exist in their respective local communities.
The three innovative ideas from Central Florida organizations advancing to the finals include: