Other Key Resources

LM3: Local multiplier calculator and online tool

The New Economics Foundation local multiplier toolkit helps calculate economic activity in the local economy: how money enters, the path it then takes, and how it leaves. LM3 Online provides instructions and guide for an online tool to measure economic impact for local procurement.

Anchor Institutions Toolkit

Prepared by The Netter Center for Community Partnerships and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), this anchor institutions toolkit is intended to serve as a guide for neighborhood revitalization and share lessons learned from Penn’s work as an anchor institution in West Philadelphia.

Health Care Without Harm

Health Care Without Harm  seeks to implement ecologically sound and healthy alternatives to health care practices that pollute the environment and contribute to disease. It offers resources, tools and best practices around healthcare practices for local food purchasing and environmentally preferable purchasing, among many other areas.

AHA’s 123 for Equity Pledge

AHA’s 123 for Equity Pledge, launched in 2015, builds on the efforts of the National Call to Action to Eliminate Health Care Disparitiesa joint effort of the AHA, American College of Healthcare Executives, Association of American Medical Colleges, Catholic Health Association of the United States and America’s Essential Hospitals – and asks hospital and health system leaders to begin taking action to accelerate progress in reducing disparities.

Healthcare-specific Diversity and Cultural Proficiency Assessment Tool

Produced by the American Hospital Association, National Center for Healthcare Leadership and American College of Healthcare Executives, this tool provides action steps and case studies for healthcare organizations to better assess whether their institution reflects the diversity of the community they serve.

Increasing supplier diversity in healthcare toolkit

Produced by Health Research & Educational Trust (an affiliate of American Hospital Association), this toolkit provides an overview of supplier diversity efforts by health systems and shares best practices.

NAACP Opportunity & Diversity Report Card on the Healthcare Industry

The NAACP Opportunity and Diversity Report Card: The Healthcare Industry is the third in a series of reports and is based on the earlier Economic Reciprocity Initiative: NAACP Consumer Choice Guide. In this report card the NAACP analyzes the consumer healthcare industry’s inclusion and diversity practices as they pertain to the race and ethnicity of its workforce, management, and suppliers.

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