Working with communities to achieve health equity in Maryland's five Health Enterprise Zones

Carlessia A. Hussein, Mark Luckner, Raquel Samson, Karen Matsuoka, David A. Mann, Rahul Rekhi, Ezekiel Richardson, John A. Hurson, E. Albert Reece, Joshua M. Sharfstein

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Abstract

This report introduces Maryland's Health Enterprise Zones (HEZ) Initiative, describes the efforts to establish the first HEZs, describes the principles fundamental to the HEZ intervention, provides an overview of their intervention strategies, and summarizes efforts to assess the impact of the program.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-10
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of health care for the poor and underserved
Volume25
Issue number1 SUPPL1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 3 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Community engagement
  • Community health workers
  • Health care access
  • Health disparities
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Social determinants of health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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    Hussein, C. A., Luckner, M., Samson, R., Matsuoka, K., Mann, D. A., Rekhi, R., Richardson, E., Hurson, J. A., Albert Reece, E., & Sharfstein, J. M. (2014). Working with communities to achieve health equity in Maryland's five Health Enterprise Zones. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 25(1 SUPPL1), 4-10. https://doi.org/10.1353/hpu.2014.0057