CEO Blog: Community Partnerships for Better Health

August 31, 2017

Renown community partnerships

Renown Health President and CEO Tony Slonim, MD, DrPH, explains the importance of forming community partnerships to benefit the health of all.

Our environment and community play a large role in shaping our health. In order for hospitals and health systems to most effectively improve their patients’ health, it is essential to find ways to extend their reach outside of their organizations.

At Renown Health, we believe it is important to form partnerships with local organizations to address the root causes of chronic disease. We develop partnerships in areas such as healthcare and wellness services, education, personal development and nutrition for at-risk and low-income populations. The focus of these strategic partnerships may differ, but each one enables us to prevent illness and broaden our impact from the level of the individual to the population. Working together with local organizations also allows us to bring together multiple perspectives and skill sets to more accurately assess and respond to community needs.

Renown Health’s dedication to engaging with our community will help to ensure we will all live healthy lives. Click here to learn of the other ways that Renown Health is giving back to the community with the latest news from our community.

Dr. Anthony Slonim is an innovator and proven leader in healthcare on both the regional and national levels. During his notable career at major healthcare organizations and academic institutions, Dr. Slonim has developed a national profile as an expert in patient safety, accountable care, healthcare quality and innovative care delivery models focused on improving health within the community. For more Healthy Perspectives, follow Dr. Slonim on Twitter.
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