Shopping for Health: The Progress and Promise of the Jackson Medical Mall
Managed by the Jackson Medical Mall Foundation, the JMM was launched as a partnership among the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Tougaloo College, Jackson State University and led by Dr. Aaron Shirley. This comprehensive, multidisciplinary health care complex is located in a low-income, medically underserved community, with high rates of poverty and unemployment. The goals of the JMM include: to promote greater access to cost-effective; high-quality health care for central MS; to facilitate integration of human service delivery with health care delivery; to stimulate economic and community development in the area surrounding the mall; to utilize health care delivery activities to enhance educational activities; and to build financial strength of the foundation to ensure future reinvestment in the community. Numerous successes, including impact of the JMM on the surrounding community will be presented as a national model.
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Discuss the elements of multi-sectorial partnerships in creating a community-centered, health care complex. Describe the downstream community benefits to academic-, community, -business partnerships. 3. Name the tangible successes of the Jackson Medical Mall.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Since 2001, I have been executive director, Jackson medical mall foundation (JMMF). JMMF is a non profit organization created to provide healthcare for the underserved, and to promote economic and community development. this primarily accomplished via the repurposing of a large abandoned shopping mall into a world class, one of a kind healthcare complex offering a one stop shop venue for healthcare and human service.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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