Our Work

IncreasingAccessToCare

Increasing Access to Care

The health care system is working through a coverage expansion unlike any other since 1965, at the same time that it seeks to improve care quality and reduce care costs. Some have … [Read More]

AdvocatingCompleteStreets

Advocating for Complete Streets

More livable, safer and accessible streets may be destined for a Phoenix city block near you, thanks to grassroots efforts and development of a pioneering working group made up of … [Read More]

BuildingOrganizationalCapacity

Building Organizational Capacity

The Technical Assistance Partnership's (TAP) outreach and collaborative consulting model typically directly impacts about 75 organizations annually, with farther reaching effects … [Read More]

reinventing-neighborhoods

Reinventing Neighborhoods

SLHI, the City of Phoenix and Arizona State University have partnered to implement a Department of Housing and Urban Development grant with the goal of reimagining - and … [Read More]

BuildingPowerfulAlliances

Building Powerful Alliances

Building healthier communities requires work that today often exist in terms of wills, but not always skills. SLHI's work with Maryvale, South Phoenix, and the Health Equity … [Read More]

Latest News

Bikes, Trains & Less Driving

Arizona, like the rest of America, is experiencing a shift in how people travel. Get all the details on the 10.5% drop in vehicle miles traveled between 2005 and 2012, as well as the dramatic increases in public transit … [Read More]

AHCCCS: “It All Adds Up”

As Medicaid Restoration proceeds, some have been asking the key question: "what's in it for me?" Think jobs. Community investment. Healthier communities. Hospitals no longer on the brink of closure. Just as importantly, … [Read More]

Street Smarts

There's more to streets than typically meets the eye. Rather than think of them as movers of cars, we ought to recognize them as a connectors of people and places, and of commerce and communities. We should start to see them … [Read More]

What We Mean by Innovation, Pt. 1

In the Winter of 2014 St. Luke's Health Initiatives launched a call for transformational projects to fund. In many minds, the question became "what qualifies as innovative?" We can think of no better way to provide … [Read More]