The DuPage Health Coalition was started 18 years ago with the mission of developing and sustaining a system in DuPage County for effectively and efficiently managing the health of low-income populations across the continuum of care.
The cornerstone of this coalition is the culture of collaboration which exists between all health partners (hospitals, doctors and leaders of community organizations) are united in their desire to address the issue of providing excellent healthcare for all. By working together, the participating organizations are not only able to accomplish results with greater community impact but also enhance the capacity of each partnering organization to fulfill its own specific organizational mission.
The coalition believes that effective ‘safety net planning’ needs to incorporate the expectation that every individual, organization, and sector of the community has a stake in the issue of improving the health of low-income persons – and therefore – will contribute proportionately to safety net development and maintenance.
The DuPage Health Coalition is committed to providing a safe, accepting environment for families who need additional support accessing excellent healthcare. To deliver this commitment, they offer:
To find out more about this organization, visit their website.
Kara Murphy, President
Dr. Lanny Wilson, Board Member