Raising the Bar
Health Care's Transforming Role
How can the health care sector help achieve optimal well-being for the people and communities it serves?
Raising the Bar: Health Care’s Transforming Role will develop principles and provide practical guidance for the health care sector to achieve optimal well-being for those who face the greatest barriers to health.
Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the project is led by the National Alliance to impact the Social Determinants of Health and the National Partnership for Women & Families.
Raising the Bar will explore questions like ...
Convene expertsthrough advisory panels and other discussions to provide guidance.
Scan the environmentto inform evidence-based principles for health care’s current roles in addressing the social, emotional, and social health factors of people and communities.
Develop clear principlesto define health care’s responsibilities in achieving a Culture of Health and empowering people to live their healthiest lives.
Share ideaswidely to secure reactions, endorsements and support for the principles.
Convene the maternal health communityto apply the principles to maternal health.
Create guidancefor maternal health to demonstrate how the principles can be used, and as a roadmap for others.