Walter Oil and Gas is one of the largest private oil companies in America, and the Texas family’s net worth has been estimated at around $1.9 billion. We look at family's latest hospital giving.
The nursing shortage is a big concern nationwide. Here's how a health insurance funder is tackling the issue close to home.
Even as chronic disease worsens in rural Texas, hospitals are closing and accessing care is increasingly difficult. Episcopal Health Foundation is on the case. What are its ideas?
Medical schools are under pressure to re-think the way they train their students to become the doctors of the future, with a focus on patient-centered care. One funder is helping in a big way.
If you want an example of how philanthropy, with relatively tiny resources, can influence a sprawling $3 trillion healthcare system, look at the growing push to empower patients to access key medical records.
In 2014, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation put up $200 million to fund a grantmaking center that works to improve healthcare quality and lower costs. We check in with its executive director about what it's up to.
Mattel Children's Foundation is active in children's health around the country and now in Asia and Africa. A recent $50 million gift to UCLA Children's Hospital fits into that strategy.
Bay Area real estate mogul Dennis J. Wong and his wife Shannon's Bay Area philanthropy focuses on health, education, the arts, and more. We provide an overview.
Metropolitan Bank Group cofounders Peter and Paula Fasseas have a passion for supporting animals in their philanthropy and have helped spearhead the local no-kill movement in Chicagoland. We take a look.
Drug makers spend more to influence public policy than nearly any other industry. So what are the odds that philanthropy can tilt this area more in favor of patients and consumers? Ask the Arnold Foundation.
A Chicago-area philanthropist named Nancy W. Knowles recently made news for an eight-figure gift to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. What's her story?
These days, access to care means also means access to the latest medical technology. Helmsley wants to make sure it isn't just city folk with such access.