Conversations with Hospitals and Health System Executives: How Hospitals and Health Systems Can Move Upstream to Improve Community Health

“This report summarizes the unique perspectives of 11 executives who are at the forefront of community engagement and participated in the BUILD Health Challenge. This report explored the following issues: role of executives; motivations for hospitals and health systems to become BUILD partners; definitions of health equity, social determinants of health, and related strategies; how hospitals invest in and sustain initiatives that address social determinants of health and health equity; [and] lessons learned, advice, and challenges conducting their work.”