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Using Social Impact Financing to Improve Asthma Outcomes

29 September 2014
Speaker(s): 
Anne Kelsey Lamb (Regional Asthma Management & Prevention), Alice Yu (Third Sector Capital), Dr. Tony Iton (Healthy Communities, The California Endowment), Ruth Ann Norton (Green & Healthy Homes Initiative), and Maria Hernandez (Impact4Health)

Explore three emerging social financing models that tackle chronic asthma, working to demonstrate the dual social and financial benefits of up-front investment in asthma management and prevention. Hear about efforts underway to use a social impact bond (SIB) financing model to address the range of complex issues that children with asthma face to get their chronic condition under control. SIBs are potentially powerful tool for improving services for medically underserved children with asthma.

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