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Next City: Hospitals Boost Population Health in Communities

Next City: Hospitals Boost Population Health in Communities

Many hospitals, while left as one of the last economic anchors, can help local communities address population health issues beyond their physical buildings, writes NBBJ Principal Alan Mountjoy on Next City. Using hospital examples from Ohio, Alan proposes three approaches to create win-win situations for hospitals, surrounding communities and city governments. He encourages hospitals to look at neighborhood issues they can tackle with the aid of local public and private organizations.