Maryland Health Enterprise Zone Summit: Sustaining Social Determinants of Health Programs
November 3, 2016
HEZ Summit Agenda 11.3.16.pdf
Summit Speaker Biographies.pdf
Summit Attendee list.pdf
ASTHO Award Overview .pdf
· Health Equity Award Overview .pdf
HEZ Initiative, History and Background, Michelle Spencer MS.pdf
· Findings HEZ External Evaluation, Darrell Gaskin, PhD.pdf
Health Enterprise Zone:
Successes, Lessons Learned, and Sustainability Challenges and Strategies:
Annapolis Community Health Partnership Presentation.pdf
Competent Care Connections, Caroline-Dorchester HEZ Presentation.pdf
St. Mary's-Greater Lexington Park HEZ Presentation.pdf
· Prince George's County HEZ Presentation.pdf
West Baltimore Health Enterprise Zone Presentation.pdf
How Hospitals are Engaging the Community to Improve Care:
Maryland All Payer Model, Howard Haft MD.pdf
Bayless, FACHE, President and CEO, Anne Arundel Medical Center
Samuel Ross, CEO, Bon Secours Hospital, HEZ Presentation.pdf
T. Michaels, MD, Chief Operating and Medical Officer, MedStar St. Mary’s
Kozel, MBA, FACHE, President and CEO, University of Maryland Shore Regional
· Dimensions Healthcare System, Tiffany Sullivan.pdf
New and Emerging
Opportunities in Maryland for Addressing Social Determinants of Health:
· Moderator- David Mann, MD, PHD.pdf
HSCRC Presentation for HEZ Summit, Stephen Ports.pdf
Maryland Hospital Association Presentation, Nicole Stallings.pdf
Maryland Accountable Care Model for Dual Eligibles, Tricia Roddy.pdf
· The Camden Coalition's Sustainability Strategies, David Weinman.pdf
Research on Delivery and Financing System for Health Care and Public Health Services, Glen P. Mays PhD, MPH.pdf
Developing the HEZ Sustainability Plan, Impact Catalyst.pdf
HEZ 2014 Part 1
HEZ 2014 Part 2
The State HEZ team held an all-zone meeting to discuss resources and best practices for Zone data access, evaluation and reporting. See below for the presentations.
The State HEZ team held an all-zone meeting to discuss resources and best practices for Zone reporting. See below for the presentations.
The Health Enterprise Zones (HEZ) presented at the Commission's April meeting to discuss the challenges and success of each zone, as well as present their year three budgets. The HEZ team also presented to the Commission on the overall status the the Zones. See below for the presentations.
The Health Enterprise Zones (HEZ) Initiative provides a range of incentives to help attract new practitioners to underserved areas. These incentives include income tax credits, hiring tax credits, and loan repayment assistance. Eligible applicants are able to apply for hiring tax credits as of January 1, 2015. For more information about how to apply for tax credits, please click here. Loan repayment assistance is also available, with applicants accepted in the spring and fall (the current spring cycle is March 1 through April 15, 2014). For more information about loan repayment assistance, please click here.
The first Health Enterprise Zone, All Zone meeting was held on December 3, 2014. This event, the first of its kind, allowed for all 5 HEZs to present their individual opportunities, progresses, and challenges encountered to date in each Zone, and allowed for Zone representatives to discuss with other Zones specific initiatives and concerns during round table discussions. Zones also took this opportunity to ask State representatives from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and from CHRC questions regarding State expectations and program evaluation. Additional presenters provided information regarding methods for defining Zone success, Zone logic models, legislative expectations for the HEZ Initiative, and HEZ reporting requirements. Links to the presentations and the agenda can be found below:
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Site build out for the third medical practice in the PGCHEZ, Gerald Family Care, opened on November 3, 2014. In addition to the PGCHEZ capital improvements funds, money was secured to fund the renovation through a grant awarded by Economic Development Incentive Funds (EDIF) in the amount of $570K through the County awarded to F&G Development (Community Outreach and Development) in June, 2014. The amount of this additional funding was $349,497 for the Gerald Family Care medical practice. The remaining EDIF funds of $220,503 will be utilized for the Health Department/Dimensions Associates medical practice scheduled to open Spring, 2015 as the fourth medical site in the PGCHEZ.
At the last CHRC Commissioners meeting, the Board received presentations from the five Health Enterprise Zones detailing the following information:
The Zones presented to the Commission and responded to questions.The power point presentations by each zone are linked below.
The National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) co-hosted a webinar series entitled "Promoting Health Equity through Programs and Policies." Speakers included Dr. Carlessia A. Hussein, Director of Maryland State Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities; Michelle Spencer, Director of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration at DHMH, and Mark Luckner, Executive Director at Maryland Community Health Resources Commission.
Key topics addressed by this webinar include:
For more information on the co-hosts, the speakers and the webinar, visit here.
At the quarterly council meeting, Michelle Spencer, Director of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration and Mark Luckner, CHRC Executive Director, presented on the status of HEZs. That presentation along with the meeting agenda can be viewed at the MHQCC Meetings site.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) held a conference on May 19, entitled “Maryland Health Enterprise Zones (HEZ): Using Incentives to Drive Local Progress.” This unique event, supported with a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, brought together more than 200 local, state and national stakeholders to collaborate on ways to ensure health equality and improved health care for all Marylanders. The conference was held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Southern Management Corporation Campus Center. For the full press release, please click here.
The Health Enterprise Zones (HEZ) Initiative provides a range of incentives to help attract new practitioners to underserved areas. These incentives include income tax credits, hiring tax credits, and loan repayment assistance. Eligible applicants are able to apply for income tax credits as of April 28, 2014. For more information about how to apply for income tax credits, please click here Hiring tax credits will be made available later this fall. Loan repayment assistance is also available, with applicants accepted in the spring and fall (the current spring cycle is March 1 through April 15, 2014). For more information about loan repayment assistance, please click here.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Community Health Resources Commission (the Commission) submitted the 2013 report for the first year of the Maryland Health Enterprise Zones (HEZ) Initiative. Click hereto view the Year 1 HEZ annual report.
Highlights of the first year of HEZ implementation include:
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