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Blog: Time to Act: National Minority Health Month Can be a Launchpad to Closing the ‘Knowing-Doing’ Gap

National Minority Health Month can be a launchpad to closing the ‘knowing-doing’ gap.
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AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap Comes to Life: Join Us in Cleveland

Attendees of the upcoming Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 10-12 in Cleveland, will have an excellent opportunity to see the Health Equity Roadmap come to life as they join counterparts in other health care and community organizations for hands-on learning that can bolster efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
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Blog: AHA Launches the Health Equity Roadmap – We Asked One of Its Architects Why It’s a Big Deal

We spoke with Leon D. Caldwell, AHA’s senior director for health equity strategies and innovation and one of the Health Equity Roadmap’s architects, about its importance to hospitals and health systems.
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Perspective: Speaking with One Voice to Advocate for Strong Hospitals and Healthy Communities

Hospital and health system leaders from across the country next weekend will begin to arrive in Washington, D.C.
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Lown Institute Report on Hospital Community Benefits Misses Mark

All hospitals and health systems, regardless of size, location and type of ownership, are dedicated to caring for their patients and communities in a wide variety of ways.
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Perspective: Supporting Our Field on the Journey to Health Equity

When it comes to the state of American health care, we have much to be proud of. At the same time, we must also acknowledge that the benefits of our nation’s health care system have not always been equally accessible to all of our citizens.
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Blog: Transgender Day of Visibility

Each year, health professionals and community organizers team up for National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week, held March 21-25).
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Accelerating Health Equity: Moving from Conversation to Action

Now is the time to evaluate how far we have come in closing gaps in health disparities, assess where health care is on the equity journey and take what we’ve learned to strengthen our organizations and communities through collaborative and innovative work — by investing in our neighborhoods and one another.
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How an Ohio Children’s Hospital Built Trust, Fulfilled Promises — and Improved Housing and Health in Its Communities

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is now implementing what we believe is a truly neighborhood-driven and co-designed community investment initiative in Columbus, Ohio.
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Blog: Why hospitals and physicians are filing suit over No Surprises Act final rules that jeopardize patient access to care

America’s hospitals and physicians filed a lawsuit in an effort to protect patients’ access to critical health care services. At issue is the implementation of the No Surprises Act, legislation that both the AHA and AMA worked vigorously to get enacted in order to protect patients from surprise medical bills for out-of-network care.