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7 Reflections on the Day
Pages 75-80

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From page 75...
... If many workplaces, including businesses in health care, took a health in all practices approach, it would cover a lot of the population. As is often the case in the roundtable's workshops, Isham noted, the examples discussed showcase leaders in the forefront of the business community in transforming business practices.
From page 76...
... Russo emphasized that health departments are also potential partners. Isham reiterated the need for engagement of multiple sectors, including health care delivery, public health, education, transportation, and others.
From page 77...
... on net positive impact, which is the concept that a business needs to do more good than it does harm to be sustainable. Thomas LaVeist of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health noted that he was heartened by the presentations about the different ways that the power of private enterprise could be harnessed to improve the health of the population.
From page 78...
... Bobby Milstein of Rethink Health suggested that private is a misnomer when it comes to the private-sector role in population health. The private sector has massive public influence, and is also public in the sense that it needs people to support it and help do its public work well.
From page 79...
... This impacts the international flow of commerce and economic value, and he wondered how that might change institutional responsibilities for some of the social and environmental outcomes discussed. Mary Lou Goeke of the United Way of Santa Cruz County, California, was inspired by the companies that are delivering on the triple bottom line, but shared a case that she believes shows the need to educate consumers and policy makers to value products that are "good all the way around" and not just select the lowest cost product.
From page 80...
... Many participants were particularly impressed by the scale and ambition of the efforts presented. Milstein said that the Partnership for a Healthier America, for example, is working to change whole generations; Health Care Without Harm is working to change entire sectors; Future City Detroit and HOPE SF are transforming entire cities; and some of The Dow Chemical Company's initiatives will arguably impact the entire planet.

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