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Perspective: New Year, New Priorities

Jan 11, 2019
We’re 11 days into 2019 … we’ve returned to a divided government …and the partial government shutdown continues.
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Jay Bhatt: Eight takeaways and observations from last week’s IHI conference

Dec 20, 2018
Last week’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care brought together individuals across the health care system for a conversation to accelerate, amplify and take action toward creating a better future. 
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New York Times Story on Consolidation Doesn’t Tell the Full Story

Nov 26, 2018
“When Hospitals Merge, Patients Often Pay More” doesn’t paint a full picture of the root cause of higher health care costs to consumers.
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Chair File: Making Communities Healthier for Everyone, Everyday

Nov 19, 2018
I am grateful for the time and commitment that people working and volunteering in hospitals and health systems give to their communities every day.
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Perspective: HHS Takes Step in the Right Direction on Social Determinants of Health

Nov 16, 2018
However, there’s still much to do.
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How hospitals are addressing health disparities through community health worker programs

Nov 8, 2018
Hospitals are using CHWs to expand access to care and achieve better health outcomes, particularly among underserved communities. 
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Introducing a field manual for community health worker programs

Oct 25, 2018
CHW programs — which are in wider use overseas than domestically — hold enormous promise for delivering on hospitals’ commitment to advance health in their communities.
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The common denominator for addressing social determinants? Meet people where they are

Sep 18, 2018
AHA Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O. highlights two podcasts from the AHA Physician Alliance series in which Allen Weiss, M.D., president and CEO of NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Fla., and Christine Stabler, M.D., vice president for academic affairs, Lancaster Health in Lancaster, Pa., discuss the importance of partnerships and thinking outside the box in order to improve the health of individuals and communities.
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Chair File: Community Partnership Helps Kids Manage Asthma

Aug 13, 2018
St. Louis Children’s Hospital launched the Healthy Kids Express Asthma Program in 2009 to address the number 1 diagnosis in the St. Louis public school district and number 1 reason for students missing school.
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Inspiration and Resources for Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Jun 8, 2018
You can read inspiring stories from the field and individual members, watch videos and download a host of valuable resources at www.healtycommunities.org.