Tagged: Healthcare

Access to Healthy Food Combats Older Adult Malnutrition

Up to 1-in-2 older adults is at risk for malnutrition. Creating healthy food access can combat this.

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New Resource Hot off the Press: “Partnerships for Health Equity and Opportunity: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers”

This playbook guides community developers toward partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems. Gain practical advice on navigating the vast healthcare ecosystem with your organizational assets in mind. Create your roadmap for partnership!

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Tools of the Trade: Measuring the Health-Related Returns of Community Development

Within the last five years, partnerships between community development and health organizations have grown from one-off local experiments to a full-blown national movement.

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Moving Hospital and Health System Investments Upstream

Across the country, nonprofit hospitals are under intense scrutiny due to the discrepancy between the substantial revenues they generate compared to the level of support they provide to neighborhoods that surround them.

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Call for Applications: Culture of Health Leaders 2018

The Culture of Health Leaders Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 cohort.  The Build Healthy Places Network is a partner agency in this program and we’re confident the program is a fantastic opportunity for community development professionals at CDC’s, CDFI’s, and related organizations who are already integrating health into their work.

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Building on Tradition, Catholic Hospitals Invest in Community to Improve Health

Opening a children’s museum seems an unlikely endeavor for a health care system. So does establishing a trendy restaurant district.

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How can HIAs and CHNAs be tools for community development?

Confused by acronym soup? Experts from the Georgia Health Policy Center dispel confusion and explain the differences between HIAs, CHNAs and CHAs and how you can use these tools to boost your work in the community.

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