Health Institutions as Anchors in Communities: Profiles of Engaged Institutions
A project funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
The main purpose of this project, which concluded in 2006, was to encourage health institutions to develop a strategic approach to their roles as anchors in their communities.
Through a literature review and telephone interviews with engaged institutional leaders, we sought to understand and report on these questions and issues:
The final report includes such sections as:
For More Information
Click here to read the project final report, "Health Institutions as Anchors in Communities: Profiles of Engaged Institutions."
CCPH Program Director Jen Kauper-Brown
and CCPH Partners Debra Wesley-Freeman (Sinai Community Institute and
George Kleb (Bon Secours of Maryland Foundation) facilitated an interactive
workshop on the project at Community Health Solutions - Keeping the Drive
Alive, the second joint conference of the Association
for Community Health Improvement and Communities
Joined in Action in Tampa, Florida, March 3-5, 2005.
Click here for the workshop handout of the strategic framework for leveraging health institution assets for community economic development.
The Health Institutions as Community Anchors listserv was created to share information and resources related to the multiple roles that health institutions serve as instruments of community and economic development. To sign up, click here.
For questions related to this project, please contact Sarena Seifer, Executive Director, 206-616-4305 or Sarena@u.washington.edu.
Click here to read the press release announcing the project.