Why Pioneering Health Institutions Are Investing Upstream to Improve Community Health
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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, there are also institutions that are taking a broader, more community-centered view.