10:45 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.
The Role Providers Can Play as Anchor Institutions
As healthcare leaders continue to recognize the impact of social determinants on a person’s health, health systems have embraced their role as anchor institutions, working to improve the physical, social, and economic environments in their regions.
Anchor institutions are enterprises, such as universities and hospitals, that are rooted in their local communities by mission, invested capital or relationships to customers, employees and vendors.
Healthcare leadership plays a major role in improving health outcomes for disadvantaged populations and leveraging the economic, social, and political power of the health care industry.
This presentation, featuring C-suite healthcare leadership, will discuss actions that organizations can take to improve health equity in their communities as anchor institutions.
Key issues to be covered include:
Articulating the vision and making health equity a leader-driven priority
Developing financial processes and structures that support health equity
Identifying the health disparities that exist and the needs of the people who are impacted
Embracing community development through strategic partnerships to effectively address challenges facing populations
Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, MD
Chief Community Impact Officer
John Jay Shannon, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Cook County Health
Carolyn Wilson, RN
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Community Health Officer
Nicholas Stine, MD
National Senior Vice President of Population Health