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Innovative Financing for Community Health Improvement

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Dec 1, 2015 3:00pm EST


This webinar will explore how a local health department has leveraged existing resources and utilized innovative financing strategies to support their health improvement efforts. Our guest presenter, Gary Edwards, MS, Executive Director of Salt Lake Valley Health Department, serving Salt Lake County, Utah, has more than 25 years of public health experience and will discuss creative strategies for maximizing relationships, utilizing resources and securing funds to improve health outcomes. He will discuss Social Impact Bonds (SIB) as a financing mechanism and provide examples of how they have been used to support novel programs and describe how the State Department of Health and local health departments work together in developing grant applications.