Virtual Only via Zoom
Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm CST
No Fee – Free!
As many industries face workforce shortages, there is a growing awareness about the necessity of childcare to support an adequate and available workforce. However, the effects of childcare stretch far beyond workforce availability into the bottom line of hospitals, early childhood brain development, and childhood health outcomes. Learn how hospitals can support childcare in their communities and how communities can partner with healthcare institutions to improve the local availability and quality of childcare.
Questions that will be covered include:
- How can healthcare institutions use their existing assets to support and increase local childcare capacity?
- What motivators exist for healthcare institutions to support local childcare?
- What impact does childcare have on health outcomes?
- What impact does childcare have on the financial operations of a hospital?
- How can local childcare providers and advocates partner with healthcare institutions?
- How can economic development practitioners utilize local hospitals to help solve childcare challenges?
-- Healthcare employees interested in growing their economic development knowledge. Roles may include but are not limited to CEO, business development, community engagement, community relations, public relations, population health, development, etc.
-- Economic development practitioners interested in learning how to partner
with healthcare institutions to solve local issues such as childcare.