HealthBegins blog: Going beyond ROI to measure the benefits of community partnerships

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Too often health systems and payers measure the value of social health interventions solely through their bottom line, in dollars returned through revenue or savings. While return on investment (ROI) is an important first measure of the financial impact of a program, social interventions can provide a wealth of other financial and non-financial benefits—to patients, staff, communities, and systems—that help a health system meet its mission. In a case study for the HealthBegins blog, Kate Marple unpacks the potential benefits that accrue when a more expansive lens is used to consider the value of medical-legal partnerships. Click here to read the full post.