Register: A Playbook for New Rural Healthcare Partnership Models of Investment

Exploring Multisector Collaboration: A Playbook for New Rural Health Care Models of Investment

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
10:00:00 AM PST – 11:00:00 AM PST

Join the American Hospital Association and PHI’s Build Healthy Places Network to learn more about upstream health care community investments in rural areas. This live conversation will spotlight A Playbook for New Rural Healthcare Partnership Models of Investment, highlighting core strategies used by health care organizations that are leveraging multisector partnerships to improve health and well-being.

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During the webinar, leaders from Build Healthy Places Network will take a deep dive into how hospitals and health systems can partner with the community development and public health sectors to maximize the impact of community investment to more effectively reduce poverty, advance economic development and improve health in rural communities. Attendees will hear about strategies presented in the playbook, real-word examples and a step-by-step outline of this process.

In addition, Rebecca Lemmons, regional director of community health and well-being at Saint Alphonsus Health System, will discuss her organization’s work engaging in cross-sector partnerships to increase resources, increase local control and strengthen infrastructure for more affordable housing and better health care access.

The panel will share case examples from across the U.S. that illustrate advancing community-driven solutions and leveraging the assets of health care organizations and the unique strengths of rural communities.


  • Samantha Borow – Program Manager, Population Health; American Hospital Association
  • Colleen Flynn – Senior Director of National Programs; Build Healthy Places Network
  • Ashley Hernandez – Research and Product Manager; Build Healthy Places Network
  • Rebecca Lemmons – Regional Director of Community Health & Well-Being; Saint Alphonsus Health System
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Read the Report: A Playbook for New Rural Healthcare Partnership Models of Investment

A Playbook for New Rural Healthcare Partnership Models of Investments, from PHI’s Build Healthy Places Network, is an action-oriented guide designed for healthcare organizations who want to pursue partnerships with rural communities, economic development and other sectors, to create the community conditions that support improved health. It includes case studies from across the country and four core strategies used by healthcare entities as examples for future multi-sector rural partnerships to follow.

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