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Opinion: Mercy Health committed to addressing health care inequality

Mobilizing anchor institutions Centering community and place

Mercy Health highlighted their commitment to the Healthcare Anchor Network and anchor mission work in an opinion piece in The Cincinnati Enquirer.

“In November 2019, Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) was one of several leading health systems across the country announcing its commitment to the Healthcare Anchor Network, a growing collaboration of health care systems building more inclusive and sustainable local economies. BSMH has pledged to leverage institutional resources to help address the economic, racial and environmental disparities that impact community health outcomes.

Our commitment includes efforts to enhance inclusive local hiring practices, expand inclusive local sourcing opportunities, and create new and support existing placed based investments, all leveraging local partnerships to create equitable, economic impact in the communities we serve.”

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Publication date: 2020-08-06
Publisher: The Cincinnati Enquirer
Publication URL: Opinion: Mercy Health committed to addressing health care inequality

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