Member Spotlight: Arnot Ogden Medical Center fights food insecurity
New Yorkers across the state face food insecurity every day. Lack of access to healthy food is a prevalent health disparity, as good nutrition plays a key role in growth, development, health and well-being in all stages of life while reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer. To help remedy this issue in the community, Arnot Ogden Medical Center initiated the Health Meets Food program.
Read our full story to learn more about this initiative and its results.
This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Member Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are investing in forward-looking initiatives that improve care quality and health outcomes.