Rural Initiatives Addressing Community Social Needs
Describes the role of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in improving population health and addressing social needs in their communities. Profiles two Critical Access Hospital social needs programs: Lakewood Health System's food access initiatives in Minnesota, and Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital's NEK Prosper. Provides an overview of both programs and highlights best practices of each.
Madeleine Pick, Megan Lahr, Ira Moscovice
Flex Monitoring Team
Access · Community and economic development · Critical Access Hospitals · Food security and nutrition · Healthcare networks · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Mental health · Physical activity · Service delivery models · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Minnesota · Vermont