Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and led by the Georgia Health Policy Center, is pleased to announce the selection of Caledonia & s. Essex Accountable Health Community (CAHC) to participate in this initiative.
CAHC is committed to the shared goal of improving the health and well-being of the people in Caledonia and southern Essex Counties by integrating efforts and services, with an emphasis on reducing poverty in the region. Several organizations have taken a lead in this effort: Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, Northern Counties Health Care, Northeast Kingdom Human Services, RuralEdge, Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging, Northeast Kingdom Community Action, and the Vermont Foodbank. Several other local agencies and organizations are also partnering in this effort to improve health and well-being of residents in the region.
NVRH CEO Paul Bengtson was enthusiastic about this award. “This will help us engage with even more local partners such as banks and financing organizations to develo