Tagged: hospitals

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Vita Health & Wellness District, Stamford, Connecticut

Hospital Partners with Housing Authority to Put Health at the Center of a Neighborhood Transformation

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Community Health and Literacy Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A hospital partners with a city to develop a health, literacy and recreation hub.

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Join us for the June 19 Network Commons: “Advancing Health Equity Efforts in a Changing Policy Environment” at 10:00 am PT/ 1:00 pm ET

Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being.

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Advancing the Anchor Mission of Healthcare

Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH, Executive Director, attended Advancing the Anchor Mission of Healthcare in Washington D.C. in December, which brought together 43 health systems from across the country.

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Building Healthy Communities Through Local Economy Strategies

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) is linking the work of building strong local economies and vibrant communities with the work of improving human health and well-being.

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A New Responsibility for Children’s Hospitals: The Health of Neighborhoods

Children’s hospitals in Ohio are making key investments to address a major cause of poor health — substandard housing.

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Fast Fact: More than $32 billion is spent on DSRIP in 8 states.

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) shares how changes in the Affordable Care Act create a renewed effort to refocus funds to community benefit activities.

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Three Joining Forces Grantees Share How CDFIs Help Them Meet their Health Equity Goals

Across the country, new opportunities like the BUILD Health Challenge are pushing community organizations to form cross-sector partnerships in order to improve and promote . One valuable collaborative partner is the  sector, which brings public and private investment into place-based initiatives. How are communities leveraging  (CDFIs) and other community development organizations to address their population health goals? Our …

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Age-Friendly Health Centers: A Proving Ground for Change

Wouldn’t we all like to age in our homes and communities, surrounded by what is familiar, supported by a health care team that really understands who we are and how to serve us as individuals with unique needs?

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Three Health Systems Leaders Share How Hospitals Can Improve Health Beyond the Doctor’s Office

“We’ve got to be in the ZIP code improvement business.” -Tyler Norris, Kaiser Permanente Now more than ever, hospitals and healthcare systems are looking beyond the doctor’s office to address other factors that influence their patients’ health and well-being. How are they doing this? And why now? Our guest panelists shared their insights during our June …

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Join us for the June 27 Network Commons: “How Can Hospitals Improve Neighborhoods?” at 9:30 am PT/ 12:30 pm ET

Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being.

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How Hospitals Can Help Cure Entire Communities

Hospitals, as important anchor institutions in a community, are beginning to ask what more they can do to reduce health disparities.

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Dispatches: Network Director Doug Jutte reports on the ACHI annual meeting

In this occasional series, we report on what we are discovering to help you stay on top of the cutting-edge policies, tools, and projects in the fields.

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The Network’s Picks: Mapping Social Determinants of Health

We know that ZIP code matters for health in part because of social determinants of health such as access to affordable housing and healthy food. PolicyMap is an interactive data and mapping tool that can be used to analyze these and other social determinants at state, county, city, ZIP code, and census tract levels. PolicyMap …

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For These Doctors, Health is More Than Just Providing Medical Care

At #NetworkCommons, leading physicians and public health professionals discussed the imperative to work with community development practitioners to improve population health.

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