Healthcare Anchor Network member Maimonides Medical Center’s anchor mission approach is spotlighted in Building a Culture of Health in Central Brooklyn: From Protest to Health Systems Transformation, published by MIT CoLab. The case study tells the story of the partnership between the Coalition to Save and Transform Interfaith, Maimonides Hospital’s Community Care of Brooklyn, and Central Brooklyn residents and community leaders, that activated major cross-sector institutional commitments and investments in health equity. The table in chapter 9 highlights the transformations envisioned by the community.
From the case study:
Guided by principles of racial and economic justice, the group believes that informed community members and proactive planning processes are necessary for effective, equitable, humane and sustainable systems.
“To fully realize our vision of a really integrated model of care, working hand in hand with social service organizations and community-based organizations—who we always knew played an important role in building healthy communities” – Shari Suchoff, Vice President of Policy and Strategy, Maimonides Department of Population Health