In an era when improving population health and well-being is imperative, the 176-year-old MetroHealth System in Cleveland is poised to capitalize on needed rebuilding to transform its aging campus into a community wellness destination. The presenters will provide an overview of the open and transparent process being used to plan development that will support and help invigorate surrounding neighborhoods, in response to the MetroHealth vision of creating the “most admired public health system in the nation, renowned for our innovation, outcomes, service and financial strength.”
This session will enable attendees to:
Discuss how emphasis on community health can affect project design and the delivery of health care.
Describe how to develop and organize a robust mechanism for gathering input from internal and external community stakeholders.
Explain how MetroHealth is leveraging its transformation project to benefit its neighborhood and catalyze additional community development.
Assess how local health issues can be addressed through design decisions, including health impact and health design assessments.