“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 27 Network Commons event.
The Network’s Executive Director, Doug Jutte, moderated a rich discussion with three prominent leaders from the health care and public health sectors:
- Quentin Moore, Director, Population Health and Disparities Prevention, Trinity Health
- Tyler Norris, Vice President, Total Health Partnerships, Kaiser Permanente
- Mary Pittman, President/CEO, Public Health Institute
Check out the highlights. Missed the event or need a refresher on our speakers’ practical tips? Check out this video recording of the June 27 event on the Build Healthy Places Network’s YouTube channel.
Learn more. Read our guest blog by Tyler Norris and Ted Howard on hospitals as anchor institutions. Stay tuned for an in-depth blog exploring how CDFIs and hospitals can work together. Finally, check out these resources mentioned during the event:
- The Build Healthy Places Network’s web resources including blogs, case studies, and MeasureUp, a microsite focused on measurement.
- BALLE’s new field guide, The Future of Health is Local, gives health care providers actionable tools and examples on how to align the non-clinical assets of their organizations.
- VITAL SIGNS: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress.
- The CDC’s 6|18 Initiative, a partnership with purchasers, payers, and providers to improve health and control health care costs.
- Evidence-based metrics including the Community Commons and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Action Framework.
- Democracy Collaborative’s Community Wealth overview of anchor institutions.
Continue the conversation. Still pondering how the healthcare sector can more broadly can partner with the community development? We’re continuing to answer these and other audience questions via Twitter @BHPNetwork #NetworkCommons. Join the conversation and tell us what you think!
Catch up on Network Commons. Interested in learning more about Network Commons? Check out highlights from our past events:
- Early Childhood and the Role for Community Development: March 15, 2016
- Social Impact Investing for Better Health: February 25, 2016
- Community Close Ups: January 28, 2016
- Medical Care A-ha Moments: October 20, 2015
- Public Health A-ha Moments: August 20, 2015
- Community Development A-ha Moments: June 4, 2015