McPherson M, Callender S, Lewis N. Working with community partners. Healthcare Executive. 2021 Sept;36(5):40-41.
Based on IHI's work with partners in hundreds of US health care organizations and communities, this article distills five critical takeaways to guide health care leaders in working with community partners to improve health. Many successful strategies for improving health require understanding the needs and assets of the community, joining existing efforts and community-level coalitions, establishing shared aims and interventions, and leveraging potentially shared financing best practices within the community.