Improving America's health requires community-level solutions: Folsom revisited. American family physician 2012; 86 (4): 1-2


Amidst sweeping changes to health care in the 1960s, the broadly influential Folsom Commission report, "Health is a Community Affair," never fully achieved its vision of galvanizing the creation of Communities of Solution, which were empowered to improve health at the local level. Passage of health care reform, and persistent concern over poor health outcomes despite runaway spending, contemporizes Folsom's call for nationally supported and evaluated, but community-driven, solutions to the nation's health care challenges.

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