Skip to main content
Default Image

5 Things Health Systems Are Doing to Address Social Determinants of Health

Mobilizing anchor institutions Centering community and place

Prioritizing local and minority-owned suppliers can help create jobs in the community. Well‑paying jobs bring health insurance which encourages more preventative care. The Democracy Collaborative has developed a toolkit for exploring other case studies on employment initiatives and how different strategies can benefit the communities hospitals serve.

Read the full article at Lexology

Publication date: 2020-10-15
Publisher: Lexology
Publication URL: 5 Things Health Systems Are Doing to Address Social Determinants of Health

More related work

Default Image

HAN Anchoring Resilience: Aligning Supply Chains and Impact Purchasing for Community Health summit

Today the Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) convened the Anchoring Resilience: Aligning Supply Chains and Impact Purchasing for Community Health summit to catalyze the conversation around how the healthcare sector could collaborate to more intentionally onshore and localize production of PPE and other important supplies with emphasis on equity, sustainability, and supply chain resilience. HAN released a white paper “Reimagining Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supply Chains” that calls for national leadership and healthcare sector collaboration to create PPE production capacity for American sourced and manufactured supplies.

read more
November 19, 2020
We can't wait to see you again (Nick Bolton/Unsplash)

Local economy preservation fund proposal goes to Biden administration

A plan for local economy preservation funds that would “save local businesses at scale” that would otherwise be casualties of the economic damage done by the CIVID-19 epidemic was delivered today to the Biden-Harris transition team by The Democracy Collaborative and the Council of Development

read more
October 23, 2020
Default Image

UK partnership works to diversify community wealth building and the cooperative sector

The United Kingdom town of Preston and the development cooperative Stir to Action have launched a groundbreaking community wealth building initiative to increase Black, Asian, and minority ethnic representation in the cooperative sector.

read more