Jan
26
2018

Trauma-informed Care in the Refugee Population

Building Healthy Futures is excited to engage with partners from CHI Health and the Creighton School of Medicine to undertake a study that will teach us how trauma-informed care can improve refugee patients’ experiences with the health care system and improve patient engagement. We look forward to sharing more about this exciting initiative in the future!

Refugees comprise a significant and important segment of our community, with specific and unique health needs that warrant our full attention. Since 1975, the United States has admitted over 3 million refugees for… Read More

Dec
20
2017

Collaboration

Definition:  “The action of working with someone to produce or create something”

As we consider Building Healthy Futures’ Vision Initiative and the efforts of so many individuals and organizations who are helping to address the vision needs of Omaha’s underserved children, this definition of “collaboration” comes to mind. At the forefront of this effort are the members of Omaha’s Child Vision Collaborative, formed in early 2015, who lend their time, resources, and expertise to help define and identify vision needs and gaps.

What are we trying to create?

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Dec
15
2017

BHF Graduates

Building Healthy Futures is passionate about continuing education, and this month two of our staff members graduated from masters programs.

Our CEO, Jeanee Weiss, graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha with her Executive MBA.

Our Director of School Based Health Center Programming, Renee Claborn, graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with her Masters of Public Health.

Congratulations on your achievements!

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