Community Connections

Across the country, hospitals are improving the health of their communities and finding new and innovative strategies to support individuals in reaching their highest potential for health.

Overall health is made up of much more than only traditional health care, and hospitals everywhere are stepping up to support the many factors that go into health and well-being. Many factors combine together to affect the health of individuals and communities. And whether people are healthy or not is in large part determined by their circumstances and by where they live, work and play, in addition to their genetics and behaviors.

Read on for examples of just some of the ways hospitals and health systems are working with their communities in varied and innovative ways to improve health.


Ideas and Innovations for Hospital Leaders

Case Example Booklets available to download.

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Tell us how your hospital has improved your community.



These resources aim help health care leaders expand their knowledge and enhance their performance in achieving their community health goals.

The library’s information is constantly changing as documents are continuously posted. Topics go across all health care issues and cut across all health care settings.

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