Verizon Foundationdefines "quality of life" in these terms - the ability to live a life free from domestic violence, to have access to the health information and services you need when you need them and to live as an independent and productive member of your community.
We invest in projects that provide technology to help underserved populations and people with disabilities access information on critical health issues. We also support innovative technology that helps healthcare providers increase their efficiency, effectiveness and reach.
Featured Events & Grants
Verizon Presents $15,000 Grant to the Judeo Christian Health Clinic
The Verizon Foundation presented a $15,000 grant to the Judeo Christian Health Clinic (Tampa, FL). The Judeo Christian Health Clinic provides free healthcare services to low income families. The funding will provide support for items such as medical, dental and vision supplies as well as medications and other clinic costs.
Verizon Presents $15,000 Grant to the Pasco County Mobile Medical Care Unit
Verizon presented a $15,000 grant to the Pasco County Mobile Medical Care Unit, which provides free medical care to the homeless and uninsured. Verizon’s support will enable the unit provide care to more residents of Pasco County as well as support educational material for clients with chronic disease such as hypertension and diabetes.
Miami's First Telemedicine-Enabled Mobile Medical Clinic to Make a Difference for Underserved Local Children
The Verizon Foundation and the Children’s Health Fund launched an innovative partnership on July 25, 2013, in Miami, introducing the first of 15 telemedicine-enabled mobile medical clinics. The Miami pediatric mobile medical clinic enables underserved local patients to consult with specialists from the University of Miami Health System, using UM’s advanced telehealth program. [ Learn More ]
The Spring of Tampa Bay
Verizon recently presented a $15,000 grant to The Spring of Tampa Bay to help support its Social Change Program - Youth Prevention and Awareness. The Spring is the Department of Children and Families (DCF) certified Domestic Violence Center for Hillsborough County. Learn more about the great work they're doing. Visithttp://www.thespring.org.
Converged Health Management
Verizon is addressing yet another critical issue faced by the U.S. healthcare system, with Converged Health Management, a remote patient-monitoring medical platform designed to help clinicians and patients manage their health in between doctor visits. [ Learn More ]
Using Technology to Improve Healthcare for Women
The Verizon Foundation has partnered with the Society for Women's Health Researchto test technology that makes it easier to improve healthcare for women and make sure technology reaches those who need it most.
Providing Strong Solutions in Health Care
With Americans spending more than $2.6 trillion on health care each year, and with many in rural and urban areas finding it difficult to access quality health care, the Verizon Foundation believes next-generation technologies - put in the hands of innovative partners - can help address these challenges.
Verizon and Digital Health Care Solutions
Verizon technology is helping advance patient-centered health care by connecting applications, machines, information, patients and healthcare professionals in their own environments.
Engineered for Innovation
The new Verizon 4G LTE network is opening new possibilities for remote healthcare.
Verizon Health Information Exchange
The Verizon Health Information Exchange, a cloud-based platform delivered "as-a-service", improves efficiency and control costs.