HAN members Baystate Health and UMass Memorial Health are leaders of the North Central Massachusetts Anchor Collaborative (NCMAC) and the Western Massachusetts Anchor Collaborative (WMAC), respectively. NCMAC is a partnership between six anchor institutions and focuses on the anchor mission pillars of workforce, purchasing, community giving, policy advocacy, and volunteering. WMAC works on developing career pathway programs by hiring local citizens and developing talent. WMAC includes eight anchor partners and focuses on workforce and purchasing.
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Healthcare Anchor Network focuses on improving community health and well-being in order to “create the biggest gain for your community.” said President and Founder of Healthcare Anchor Network, David Zuckerman.