May 19, 2022
S2 E8: Partnering with Your Community with Pamela Dunley and Maureen Larkins
If we’ve learned anything over the past couple of years, it’s that we need community. Those who were isolated from their community during the pandemic felt the pain of its absence, and now that we’re able to reunite, we remember just how much community adds to our lives.
Pamela Dunley, President and CEO of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, and Maureen Larkins, Vice President of Client Services at Medxcel, join us for this episode to discuss the important role hospitals play in our communities.
In this conversation, you’ll learn the importance of building trust, how to reach vulnerable populations, and why hospitals need to be active in their communities in the first place.
On this episode, you’ll hear:
[02:00] The evolution of community healthcare
[03:00] Why hospitals need to be involved
[05:30] How to identify needs in your community
[09:30] Reaching vulnerable populations
[13:30] Overcoming language barriers
[15:00] Subtle ways to serve your community
[18:30] Tips for getting involved
[21:30] Healthcare is a service, not just a job