Aspirus: Working To Better Serve The Community
February 19, 2017•6 min
Hospitals have always been considered a “community benefit,” that’s why they are tax-exempt entities. But today, Aspirus hospitals are taking their role as a community resource further than simply providing 24-hour access to care for anyone who needs it. They are actively developing community partnerships and programs with a broad range of entities, seeking new ways to improve the health of those we serve – beyond the walls of our buildings. The concept of “collective impact” asserts that we can accomplish much more by working across industries and specialties than we ever could by working separately.Listen as Tara Draeger discusses some of the initiatives that seek to improve the quality of life in the community – often in ways few people would associate with health care.