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June 27 Chair File: Leadership Dialogue — Talking Workforce Trends with Erin Fraher, UNC School of Medicine

Jun 27, 2022
On this episode, Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association, talks with Erin Fraher, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and research associate professor in the Department of Surgery at UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, N.C. She also is director of the Carolina Health Workforce Research Center, one of five national health workforce research centers in the U.S.
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Perspective: Advancing the Health of Communities is Central to Every Hospital’s Mission

Jun 17, 2022
Two studies released last week during Community Health Improvement Week highlight the tremendous value hospitals provide to benefit their communities.
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Fostering an equitable, inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ health

Jun 16, 2022
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This tradition started back in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots – a series of demonstrations that were brought on by the continued mistreatment of LGBTQ+ individuals in New York City.
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Hospitals and Health Systems Are Working to Implement Price Transparency Policies and Help Patients Understand Costs

Jun 16, 2022
The AHA is supporting this activity by highlighting tools that aid patients and align with the new federal price transparency policy.
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Chair File: At Next Month’s AHA Leadership Summit, Hear about Workforce, Health Equity, Digital Transformation and More

Jun 13, 2022
American author and disability rights advocate Helen Keller said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
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When Assessing Health Assets and Needs, Employees Are Your ‘First Community’

Jun 9, 2022
Building on the success of our previous CHNA process, CHRISTUS Health enhanced the current cycle by partnering with Metopio to include our first systemwide community survey and approaching it through a health equity lens.
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Chair file: Recognizing Hospital-Community Partnerships Working to Build Healthier Communities

Jun 6, 2022
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that we are all connected.
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Illuminating Mental Health Equity in Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

May 26, 2022
“The power of visibility can never be underestimated.” – Margaret Cho.
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Answering the Call through DEI Measures: UnityPoint Health — Trinity’s Story

May 26, 2022
The strong work and dedication of the diversity and inclusion team at UnityPoint Health, led by their senior vice president of diversity and inclusion, earned them recognition in PRC’s annual client awards. The health system and its community partners have continued their work to address disparities and social determinants of health.
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Chair file: Accelerating Health Equity: A Time for Action

May 2, 2022
One priority for hospitals and health systems is advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. The AHA’s next gathering, the Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 10–12 in Cleveland, will focus on that topic.