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The U.S. Health Care System: Players and Incentives

There are new incentives to pay attention to partnerships around the social determinants of health. Who are the main players involved?

A Quick Look at the U.S. Health Care Sector

A graphic illustration of the U.S. health care sector—the payers, plans and providers, and public health systems.

Forming Partnerships With Public Health Departments, Part 1: Why It’s a...

What public health practitioners do and why community partners are essential to their goal of health equity.

8 Ways to Connect with Your Public Health Department

Tips for community organizations looking to build relationships with local public health departments.

Outside Their Comfort Zone: Health Sector Players Speaking Up for Housing...

Even large health systems willing to finance housing can’t solve housing affordability by themselves; it will take policy change. Taking the plunge to lobbying for that change is still a big step, but when they do they get attention.

Health Care and Community Development Partnerships in the Time of COVID-19

For health care institutions and community development organizations that focus on low-income communities’ social determinants of health, this year has been a doozy. The...

“Why Would a Hospital Do This?” Shifting Institutional Culture for Health...

Hanaa Hamdi is the director of health impact investment strategies and partnerships at New Jersey Community Capital, the state’s largest CDFI. Michellene Davis is...