Community Health Grows Up

Greene, Jan
October 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2009, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p42
Trade Publication
The article examines the need for hospitals in the U.S. to support and invest in community health programs. It notes that hospitals must be able to measure the return on investment of community health programs that they are engaged in. According to the article, there should be agreement between the chief executive officer (CEO) and the board of directors regarding the desired bottom line and mission objectives of a community health program. It also discusses the strategic motivations of hospitals for improving community health.


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