Impact News
and Perspectives

Explore stories from industry leaders and those who are making a difference in their communities.


The Wall Street Journal, 04-01-2021

Economic strain caused by the Covid-19 pandemic will likely leave an estimated 1.4 million New York City residents struggling to afford adequate food this year, according to Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks.

Associated Press, 04-01-2021

America is starting to claw its way out of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, but food insecurity persists, especially for children and older adults.

Harvard Business Review, 03-31-2021

Healthcare is undergoing a transformation. While consumers once received treatment based solely on their symptoms at the point of care, healthcare providers can now incorporate a wealth of historical, social, and environmental information to assess an individual’s condition and provide more personalized—and preventive—care.

ThinkAnthem, 03-30-2021

I’m an emergency room doctor by background, and anyone who has worked clinically knows the impact of social factors on people’s lives. What does it mean to prescribe an antibiotic to a patient if he or she doesn’t have insurance, or even a home?  Or, what does it mean to continuously prescribe asthma medication for a child who is constantly surrounded...

The Wall Street Journal, 03-28-2021

The closure of clinics and hospitals during the early days of the lockdown, and the subsequent guidelines to avoid venturing out as much as possible, forced a massive shift to video consults, providing a crash course on how they work—and what can go wrong. Now, as doctors resume in-person visits, virtual care is poised to...

Healthcare IT News, 03-25-2021

During the first four months of COVID-19, telehealth visits accounted for 23.6% of all interactions – compared with 0.3% of contacts during the same time period in 2019.

RevCycleIntelligence, 03-23-2021

Consumers reported positive experiences with the COVID-19 virtual care and contactless payment boom, highlighting the need for continued innovation.

Well + Good, 03-23-2021

When Chui, a 72-year-old Chinese American woman from Southern California, goes grocery shopping, she does not always choose the foods she wants, but instead, what she can carry home on foot.

More from Impact