PBC FIMR Radio Interviews on WSWN Sugar 900 and WPOM 1600 AM

Yesterday, Palm Beach County Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team qualitative abstractor Martine Jolicoeur, MHSA, was featured on two local radio stations to speak on how the Palm Beach County FIMR program is working to reduce infant mortality as well as share resources with listeners. Martine and Debra Oliver, RN, were interviewed in English by […]

Financial Health Matters to Maternal and Child Health

April 25th is Financial Health Matters Day. This day serves as an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of the financial health challenges faced by families in our community and the need for cross-sector collaboration and solutions. Poor financial and physical health go hand in hand Most people are one medical emergency or treatment […]

FIHI Selected to Lead Regional Hurricane Response Hub

  MIAMI, Florida– The Florida Institute for Health Innovation has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub (HRH) initiative led by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI). Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this national program is designed to […]

What Makes Us Sick and How We Heal – System Changes for a New Age of Health

Thursday April 4, 2019 from 12pm – 1pm The Florida Institute for Health Innovation and University Of Miami Department Of Public Health Sciences have established the “The Dr. Lillian Rivera Annual Lecture Series.” The recently retired, Dr. Lillian Rivera, has long been a trailblazing leader on the local, regional and national levels in public health […]

April 1st – 7th is National Public Health Week!

National Public Health Week (NPHW) will be celebrated April 1-7th. We want you to join us! The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County will be recognizing the work of public health and taking part in the week by supporting workshops hosted by Florida International University Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. […]

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

In 2017, over 1,300 babies died in Florida before their first birthday. This ranked Florida 29th among states with an infant mortality rate of 6.1 deaths for every 1,000 live births. In Florida, black babies die at a rate of 2.5 times that of white babies One out of every 20 infant deaths in the […]

Health And Financial Well Being

Health And Financial Well Being: Two good things that go better together The National Credit Union Foundation is the leader in the credit union system on financial health and serves as a catalyst and funder to improve people’s financial lives through credit unions. Through research, convenings and aggregation of ideas and best practices, the Foundation […]

Medical Society Consortium: Champion of the Month

Roderick King, MD, MPH American College of Physicians  Dr. King sees climate change as a very serious public health issue, notably in South Florida. Read more of this article – Champion of the Month – July  

The Ultimate Guide to Helping Children Have Healthy Teeth

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Check out valuable tips on how to keep your children’s teeth healthy, and learn what you can expect to see as far as dental development at various ages by visiting the Mom Loves Best blog.