Boards Addressing Social Needs

Hospital and health system trustees are promoting value in their communities by tackling societal factors that influence the health and well-being of their communities. Joining Priya Bathija, AHA’s vice president of Strategic Initiatives, are three trustees, Bill Menner, Chair at UnityPoint Health, Grinnell Regional Medical Center; and Trustee at UnityPoint Des Moines, Dr. Winfred Parnell, Chairman at Parkland Health & Hospital; and Carolyn F. Scanlan, Vice Chair at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Trustee at Penn Medicine. In this two-part podcast, these trustees will discuss how their boards have made community health a strategic priority for their organizations, and how they prioritize, collaborate, measure and fund these important efforts in partnership with community stakeholders.

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