ProMedica National Social Determinants of Health Institute Announces Partnership with GHHI to Improve the Health of Individuals and Communities by Improving the Safety and Energy Efficiency of Homes
April 7, 2021 – The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative applauds the vision and commitment of ProMedica in its landmark efforts to address social determinants of health and equity by creating healthier housing. ProMedica’s National Social Determinants of Health Institute has astutely identified housing as a key factor impacting health outcomes and is committed to an unprecedented investment through its Impact Fund in safe and affordable housing in low income, black and brown communities across the country. This pioneering project serves as a national model for how anchor institutions and the healthcare sector can create transformational change through strategic investments and demonstrated leadership in the field.
Read the full Press Release by the ProMedica National Social Determinants of Health Institute and GHHI on this new partnership and ProMedica’s historic commitment to improving racial and health equity.
We are thrilled to join with ProMedica in this groundbreaking work to develop national model programs that will address lead hazards, asthma triggers, household injury risks and energy loss in substandard housing. Learn about how ProMedica is addressing the Social Determinants of Health and how it sees the opportunity today to improve health outcomes through innovations in healthcare and improved housing conditions by going to: ProMedica National Social Determinants of Health Institute. We are inspired by ProMedica’s bold and visionary plan to improve health outcomes and its role as a thought and action leader in the industry.
Ruth Ann Norton
President and CEO
About the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Founded in 1986 as Parents Against Lead, the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative is one of the nation’s most influential leaders in advancing policies, practices and programs to create healthy, safe and energy efficient homes in America’s lowest income communities. Through its work to create healthier housing, GHHI focuses on addressing the social determinants of health and racial and health equity to give every child and family the opportunity to reach their full potential. To learn more, please visit www.ghhi.org and follow us at: @HealthyHousing