The Hospital as a Convener in Rural Communities
Case study examining the role of rural hospitals as conveners that support community health goals and population health, discussing examples from Michigan and Virginia. Describes community sectors that hospitals can convene, including education, behavioral health, housing, transportation, food, and state and local governments. Offers steps for a hospital to become a convener in their community.
American Hospital Association
Behavioral health · Community engagement and volunteerism · Food security and nutrition · Hospitals · Housing and homelessness · Population health · Schools · Transportation · Michigan · Virginia