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The Hilltop Institute

Bulletin

September 5, 2018


Community Benefit and Healthy Food:
A National Assessment


Health Care Without Harm has just released the findings from their comprehensive study of hospital community benefit practices that promote healthy food access and healthy eating to address diet-related health conditions. Titled Community Benefit and Healthy Food: A National Assessment and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the study explores opportunities and challenges for greater community benefit investment in healthy food access.

Hilltop Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock, representing Hilltop’s Hospital Community Benefit Program, was an advisor to the project.

The Hilltop Institute is a nonpartisan research organization at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of people and communities. We conduct cutting-edge data analytics and translational research on behalf of government agencies, foundations, and nonprofit organizations to inform public policy at the national, state, and local levels.

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