WE ARE
a team of healthcare leaders dedicated to make Compassion more present in healthcare experiences

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          WE ARE consultants with track records of successfully aiding physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare practitioners in navigating changes created by expanded government regulations, managed care, and technology advancementsthumbnail_img_4573

WE ARE volunteers who have contributed more than 1000 hours in the hosting of Compassionate Louisville’s Healthcare Constellation.

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WE ARE “Connectors” to other community partners who have adopted Compassion practices and who want to explore how our collective impact might spark innovation in addressing health concerns that invite a more Compassionate response.

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History


2012

Consulting work “opens our eyes” to the impact substance use has on health outcomes for rural pediatric patients.

ChooseWell co-founder assumes the role as the “host” for Compassionate Louisville’s Healthcare Constellation.

ChooseWell Co-Founder dedicates MPH practicum to understanding the impact of community support on health outcomes in young families.

 


2013

who-we-are-4ChooseWell affirms its resolution as a Compassionate Healthcare Organization and affirms the Charter for Compassion.

ChooseWell begins an 18-month volunteer collaboration with Volunteers of America to introduce holistic health practices to families led by pregnant/post-partum mothers in Freedom House recovery program.

 

 

 


2014

ChooseWell Communities, Inc., is formed.

ChooseWell Communities receives 501(c)3 designation as a charitable organization.

 


2015

 

Volunteers of America integrates several of ChooseWell’s health interventions into Freedom House recovery programming.

ChooseWell founders/volunteers follow Freedom House “alums” through re-entry to independent living and bear witness to social/environmental challenges that compromise health and sobriety.

iChooseWell Program receives partial funding  from The Humana Foundation for residents/graduates of the Freedom House program.

 

 

 


2016

Louisville Metro Housing Authority recognizes the promise of Project Thrive and issues a limited number of Section 8 housing vouchers for families committed to the program.  The first 10 “Founding Mothers” are welcomed into the program and commit to raising their infants in safe, healthy and drug-free homes at least through year three.  In July, 2016, HUD awards 60 additional housing vouchers to the Project Thrive pilot project.

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