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What to Do When the Hospital Calls

Orton, Stephen PhD; Porter, Janet PhD

Section Editor(s): Baker, Edward L. MD, MPH; Column Editor

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: May/June 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 3 - p 274–277
doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e31828cbcb6
The Management Moment

This column describes a few of the new policies and coming trends that have changed the thinking inside hospitals as well as how to enlist local business and civic leaders around a single and clear health priority to push for policy and environmental changes throughout the community-with shared agreement on the measures of success.

Executive Education, North Carolina Institute for Public Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill (Dr Orton); and Stroudwater Associates, Portland, Maine (Dr Porter).

Correspondence: Stephen Orton, PhD, Executive Education, North Carolina Institute for Public Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB# 8165, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 (sorton@unc.edu).

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.