Thinking Globally – More Than a Partnership-New Business Model in Haiti, Too

Screen shot 2014-01-30 at 11.59.07 AMBy: Bruce Compton

An extraordinary scenario is unfolding in the mountains of northern Haiti. It’s not your classic medical miracle, but, then again, it’s all that and more. In this first-of-its-kind endeavor, Hôpital Sacré-Coeur in Milot, Haiti, has become fully partnered with Holy Name Medical Center of Teaneck, N.J., through a strategic process as remarkable as is the level of commitment it represents. On the verge of closing, the 27-year-old Haitian hospital has fiscally merged into Holy Name Medical Center.

Hôpital Sacré-Coeur, with 120 permanent beds, serves more than 225,000 people in Milot and the surrounding region. Long-established bonds of camaraderie, affection and commitment between the people of Milot and their New Jersey supporters were the “superglue” that cemented this partnership into permanence.

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