Addressing the Health Consequences of Hunger Through a Hospital-Based Economic Mobility Pilot (2022)

Thanks to generous funding from the Hunger to Health Collaboratory (H2HC), Children’s HealthWatch at Boston Medical Center (BMC) successfully conducted a 9-month planning process (June 2021 – February 2022) to develop a demonstration pilot and research and evaluation plan for a hospital-based economic mobility pilot designed to improve health equity, financial stability, and food security for families with children. The following provides an account of the planning process activities, outcomes, successes, challenges and associated metrics.