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Support for this website has been provided by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Much of the information contained within was part of an environmental scan sponsored by the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement at the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The convener of this project was the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), a national leader in employee health management, research, education, policy, strategy, leadership and infrastructure ( Denise E. Stevens, PhD of MATRIX Public Health Solutions, Inc. (, an independent consultancy, conducted the environmental scan and took the lead in writing the report. HealthPartners managed the IOM grant.

The report was written with feedback and input from the HERO Employer-Community Collaboration Study Committee with special thanks extended to committee co-chairs:

• Cathy Baase, M.D., Chief Health Officer, The Dow Chemical Company
• Nico Pronk, Ph.D., Vice President & Chief Science Officer, HealthPartners
• Jerry Noyce, President and CEO, HERO

The views presented here do not reflect any specific individual or industry position, nor are they representative of the views of the IOM or of the National Research Council.


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