Population Health

The quest to improve population health and the need to address upstream causes of inequities are pushing hospitals, health systems and their community partners toward a single tool: innovation.

Connecting Care with Community

The AHA is committed to driving the development of accessible and equitable health services by partnering with communities and redesigning delivery systems to ensure seamless, high-quality and affordable care for all patients. We work with hospitals and health systems to:

  • Develop capabilities needed to care for patient populations
  • Partner with communities
  • Drive transformational change

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Provides AHA members tools and resources to assess their communities health needs.

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Age-Friendly Health Systems

Focuses on addressing the unique care needs of older patients.

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Community Health & Well-being

Helps hospitals partner with communities groups to address community health needs.

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The Partnership for Public Health

Forges hospital and public health agency partnerships for a better health care.

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The Hospital Community Cooperative

Accelerates data-driven strategies that address health-related social needs.

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Population Health Fundamentals

Offers what you need to define, understand and advance population health.

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AHA Population Health Survey

A national survey of hospitals and health systems to assess the state of population health efforts.

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Population Health Management

Supports clinical health outcomes through care coordination and patient engagement.

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Performance improvement in safety-net hospitals

Offers insights on the challenges and opportunities for PI in safety-net hospitals.

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Stem the Tide: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Guides hospitals and health systems through the opioid crisis.

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The Value Initiative

Leads the health care field in addressing affordability and value with actionable tools.

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Association for Community Health Improvement

Advances healthy communities through collaboration and knowledge-sharing.

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