Why Pioneering Health Institutions Are Investing Upstream to Improve Community Health

By | September 5, 2019

We have found that hospitals and health systems are motivated to invest upstream by a variety of factors. Those whose primary motivation is population health, i.e. health outcomes for patients or plan members, may indeed be more likely to emphasize investment in transitional or supportive housing to reduce the health costs of certain individuals. However,… Read more »

Getting Ahead: The Uneven Opportunity Landscape in Northern Virginia

By | November 21, 2018

This Northern Virginia Health Foundation commissioned report finds that getting ahead is much tougher in some neighborhoods of Northern Virginia than in others: Fifteen “islands of disadvantage,” where people face multiple, serious challenges, are interspersed among some of the region’s wealthiest communities.

The Role of Anchor Institutions in Restoring Neighborhoods

By | November 12, 2018

Health Institutions as a Catalyst for Affordable Housing and Community Development

The Opportunity Index for Northern Virginia

By | June 14, 2018

Indicators of Success and Challenges in Northern Virginia The Community Foundation of Northern Virginia