Skip to main content
Barry-Ostrowsky-NJAHU-crop.jpg

RWJBarnabas Health part of group announcing $700M pledge toward community health

RWJBarnabas Health was one of 14 hospitals and health systems nationwide to announce Wednesday a commitment of over $700 million for place-based investing to create strong and healthy communities. “In the last two-and-a-half years, the HAN members have moved forward to collaborate on strategies and to align their business operations to tackle the structural and economic drivers of poor health through place-based investing, as well as through local, inclusive hiring and procurement,” Healthcare Anchor Network Director Dave Zuckerman said. “Anchor mission work utilizes and leverages local community resources to address jobs, training, small business support and equitable community development. It’s individual and community wealth building.”

Publication date: 2019-11-07
Parent publication: ROI-NJ
Publication URL: http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/11/07/healthcare/rwjbarnabas-health-part-of-group-announcing-700m-pledge-toward-community-health/

More related work

Illustration courtesy of United Nations

All health is public health: Busting the myths of choice and commodity

For decades, we have been sold a myth of private health. It is a myth that our health is largely a product of individual choices and personal responsibilities. It is a myth that our healthcare is a service that private corporations can provide, and for which we must pay to survive. But the COVID-19

read more
Neil McInroy (Source: Coop News)

Neil McInroy joins TDC to advise stepped-up community wealth building program

The former CEO of a leading UK economic think tank will be central in helping build capacity to offer powerful new technical assistance to cities and local authorities pursuing community wealth building strategies.

read more
Default Image

The Democracy Collaborative and The Democracy Collaborative Workers' Union agree to fair severance package for laid-off staff

TDC and union members have agreed to a package of protections that goes well beyond the baseline severance provisions for layoffs agreed to in TDC’s union contract.

read more