HealthLeaders Media July 21, 2022
Melanie Blackman

The CEOs of CentraState Healthcare System and LifeBridge Health detail the importance of addressing gun violence as a public health issue.

Editor’s note: This is part three of a three-part series on gun violence prevention in healthcare. Part one can be found here and part two can be found here.

Recently, a group of more than 550 CEOs and leaders of organizations from different sectors around the country signed a letter sent to the Senate demanding action on gun violence.

“Gun violence can be prevented,” the letter concludes. “Transcend partisanship and work together to pass bold legislation to address gun violence in our country.”  

Among the signees were several healthcare executives, including Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health...

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