Transforming Health Through Multisector Partnerships

G. Harris
2016 North Carolina Medical Journal  
Communities across the state are working to develop systems of health that will improve population health and reduce costs. A number of models are being explored. Regardless of the model, efforts will be most effective if they include multisector partnerships, focus on socioeconomic issues, and explore ways to reframe the system. M any models and initiatives are being researched and implemented in attempts to find the magic bullet that will transform the health system. Health care systems,
more » ... tals, public health departments, clinical practices, and community-based organizations are actively exploring strategies for change. However, all of these new models will require a shift in how we think about what the health system should be.
doi:10.18043/ncm.77.4.286 pmid:27422956 fatcat:klp2tkw2nnehvbmxdy4uyuklje