Three years ago, ProMedica, a large healthcare system based in Toledo, Ohio, took a big step in improving wellness in local underserved communities. It opened the Ebeid Institute for Population Health and on the ground floor, and it set up Market on the Green, a non-profit grocery store. “Our research showed that this neighborhood, Uptown, was not only a food dessert. Its residents had poor health outcomes, high emergency room utilization readmissions, and recent chronic illnesses,
Ohio hospital opens grocery store
ProMedica revitalizes neighborhood with Market on the Green grocery store and Ebeid Institute community programs.