100 Million Healthier Lives Momentum Calls

Join for our monthly Momentum Call-an opportunity to come together to explore what’s happening across the 100 Million Healthier Lives community Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 PM EST (Register Now).  In case you missed the June Momentum Call, click here to view slides from the presentation and click here to access the recording of the call.

CJA Webinar: What Communities Need to Know About the Evolving Health Reform Landscape

Join Georgia Health Policy Center and 100MLives for a webinar to explore the basics of where health reform currently stands. Given the rapid developments, it is hard to keep up with the details and progress of the American Health Care Act and other federal health reform activity. Karen Minyard, PhD, CEO of the Georgia Health Policy Center and head of its Health Reform Work Group will give a status update of the AHCA, as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives; how the legislation may proceed; an overview of administrative health reform actions to date; and tips for how communities can stay prepared in the evolving health reform environment.

Click here to register for this webinar.

Health Equity Webinar Series

In partnership with Loyola University Chicago Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and 100 Million Healthier Lives, the Health Equity Series is a special limited series to spread the success of community leaders transforming lives with health equity solutions. Community leaders will share strategies to promote health equity, as well as build a national support systems needed by community leaders to participate with academic and institutional researchers in cross-sector coalitions.

Upcoming 2017 dates: August 23rd & October 25th

The August 23rd Session will be moderated by Lena Hatchett, a Leadership Team member for 100MLives. The focus of this session will be on individuals newer in the journey in addressing health equity. If you are interested in attending a session, please contact Robbin Hiller at rhiller@luc.edu for webinar link.

MetaECHO 2017 Conference

One of the partners in 100MLives, Project ECHO, is hosting MetaECHO 2017 from September 14-16 2017. MetaECHO 2017 will bring together health policy experts, government officials, academic leaders, funders, and Project ECHO’s global replication partners – all committed to a collective goal of touching one billion lives by 2025. The four-day conference embraces the infinite possibilities of the global ECHO movement across healthcare and beyond.

Below are the conference highlights and incentives for 100MLives’ members to attend:

  • NEW ADDITION:  Pre-conference Research Symposium
  • Pre-conference leadership training led by GE
  • Dynamic keynote speeches
  • Engaging “ECHO Talks” profiling partner perspectives
  • Expert panel discussions
  • Partner Presentations (Information, Application)
  • Partner Posters (Criteria, Application)
  • Partner Podcasts (Information)
  • Collaboratives
  • Evening events and networking opportunities
  • Immersion training following the conference

You can visit Project ECHO’s page for further information, or contact the conference organizers at metaechoconference@salud.unm.edu.
Click Here to Register.


In the News

IHI Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit

IHI’s QI Essentials Toolkit includes the tools and templates you need to launch and manage a successful improvement project. Each of the ten tools in the toolkit includes a short description, instructions, an example, and a blank template.

Download the complete toolkit with all ten tools, or download individual tools as you need them to guide your improvement work.

Find them here.


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100 Million Member Prabhjot Singh in Newsweek

Strategic Advisor for 100 Million Healthier Lives, Prabhjot Singh, MD, PhD, of Mount Sanai Health System recently wrote the book Dying and Living in the Neighborhood about impoverished Americans who continue to fall ill and die of preventable conditions in the United States.

Singh was recently interviewed by a Quora Contributor for Newsweek in the article, “What will be the greatest health care challenge in the future?” Click here to read the article.



  1. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the convening organization of 100MLives, has a strategic priority to address equity with the external partners, health systems, and communities they work with. IHI’s Equity team recently published a new White Paper to the IHI blog, Achieving Health Equity: A Guide for Health Care Organizations. This white paper provides guidance on how health care organizations can reduce health disparities related to racial or ethnic group; religion; socioeconomic status; gender; age; mental health; cognitive, sensory, or physical disability; sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion.
  2. Thomas E. Kottke, MD, MSPH, Matt Stiefel, MPA, MS, and Nicolaas P. Pronk, PhD examine how linguistic reasons explain why the broader determinants of health might not be taken into consideration when social policy is formulated in the United States in the paper “Well-Being in All Policies”: Promoting Cross-Sectoral Collaboration to Improve People’s Lives published in the National Academy of Medicine.



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