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Hospitals as Health Community Catalysts: Exploring the Power of Impact Investments with David Zuckerman

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 25, 2024
Leadership Dialogue with David Zuckerman of the Healthcare Anchor Network: Investing in Community Health

David Zuckerman, president and founder of the Healthcare Anchor Network, is a guest on today’s episode. Our discussion revolves around the critical role that hospitals and health systems play in creating healthier communities through impact investments.

David explains that the Healthcare Anchor Network collaborates with hospitals and health systems across the country who have adopted the anchor mission framework. This strategy involves identifying where business pain points intersect with community priorities and developing a plan that addresses both. He goes on to describe the different approaches, stages, and examples of impact investment and place-based investment.

David emphasizes that these investments can serve a dual purpose by providing financial returns while also making a social impact on the community. He notes that research shows that housing stability, employment opportunities, transportation infrastructure, housing accessibility, and economic development all contribute significantly to community health and well-being without requiring discretionary dollars for clinical services or other healthcare priorities.

The episode concludes with David sharing his insights on how these investments can be integrated into hospital operations while still maintaining their primary mission of delivering high-quality healthcare services. Watch this episode to learn more about how hospitals can use impact investments to improve community health while still providing exceptional patient care.

By Samantha Nguyen

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