Community Collaboration for Solutions

Advancing health equity and fostering healthy communities by investing in strong hospital-community partnerships.

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Working Towards Health Equity in the Rural Space

08/18/2023

Health equity is a discussion that is often framed only around race, but it means so much more.

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Crosswalk of AHA Health Equity Roadmap with Selected National Health Equity Quality Measures and Standards for Hospitals and Health Systems

05/24/2023

AHA members have expressed interest in understanding the degree of alignment between the AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap and CMS's three new quality measures, as well as the alignment among regulatory policies. The crosswalk identifies how each framework aligns with eight overarching key practices that are linked to advancing health equity in hospitals.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

AWS’ Latest Accelerator Aims to Give a Boost to Health-Equity Startups

06/07/2022

Roundtrip’s continuing development can be traced in part to AWS’ Health Equity Initiative, a three-year $40 million commitment to help its health care customers develop cloud-based solutions to reduce health disparities.

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

04/25/2022

National Minority Health Month can be a launchpad to closing the ‘knowing-doing’ gap.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap Comes to Life: Join Us in Cleveland

04/21/2022

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.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

Blog: AHA Launches the Health Equity Roadmap – We Asked One of Its Architects Why It’s a Big Deal

04/19/2022

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.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

Systems Leader Health Equity Transformation Assessment Guidance

04/05/2022

Across health systems, equity, diversity and inclusion may require varying degrees of resources based on a hospital’s leadership, staff resources, geography and demographics. Here are recommendations to engage the hospitals in your system.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

Health Equity Transformation Model: Literature Overview

04/04/2022

Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services is key to advancing health equity, improving patient safety and quality of care and eliminating health disparities. This literature overview provides a series of resources intended to guide and empower efforts to reach this critical milepost.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

Accelerating Health Equity: Moving from Conversation to Action

03/31/2022

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.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

Special Message: AHA Launches Health Equity Roadmap

03/29/2022

Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of the Health Equity Roadmap — an innovative framework to support hospitals and health systems in their efforts to become more equitable organizations and dismantle structural barriers to health and overall well-being.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

Community Collaboration for Solutions

02/06/2022

Advancing health equity and fostering healthy communities by investing in strong hospital-community partnerships.

Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships, Understanding Your Community

Glossary of Health Equity Transformation Terms

02/06/2022

This glossary refers to the Associated Press (AP) style for a majority of the terms listed below. For terms not specifically included in the AP Style guide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Boston Public Health Commission, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Washington School of Public Health informed those definitions.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

About The Health Equity Roadmap Work

02/06/2022

AHA’s Institute for Diversity & Health Equity designed the Health Equity Roadmap as a framework to guide hospitals and health care systems to advance equity.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

The Six Levers of Transformation

02/06/2022

Research and experience show that leading health equity strategies cut across these six major areas within health care organizational structures: Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies; Community Collaboration for Solutions; Diverse Representation in Leadership and Governance; Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action; Culturally Appropriate Patient Care; and Systemic and Shared Accountability.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

National Alliance to End Homelessness's Racial Equity Network Toolkit

01/25/2022

In 2018, the Alliance formed a Racial Equity Network (REN) of local and state systems and program leaders and advocates to inspire more engagement about best practices, data collection, and action steps at the systems level.

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Powering Health Equity Action with Online Data Tools: 10 Design Principles

01/25/2022

This report aims to strengthen community-driven efforts to achieve health equity by improving the online data tools that make health equity data readily available to them.

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Equity Impact Assessment Tool

01/25/2022

The purpose of this tool is to ensure equity* by creating a lens through which each Healthy King County Coalition Workgroup better understands who is impacted by our policies and practices.

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From Common Ground to Shared Action

01/25/2022

Action report on local consortia in two regions delineating pragmatic steps to ensure effective, sustainable cross-sector partnerships.

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AHA Hospital Community Cooperative Case Study

01/25/2022

This video explores the story of collaboration between MultiCare and their community partners to reduce breast cancer disparities in Tacoma, WA.

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Complex Care Startup Toolkit

01/25/2022

The Complex Care Startup Toolkit is a practical collection of guides, templates and other tools for new and developing complex care programs, regardless of setting, population or geography.

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Partnership Assessment Tool for Health

01/25/2022

Designed for community-based organizations and health care organizations already engaged in partnership, the Partnership Assessment Tool for Health, or PATH, provides a format to understand progress toward benchmarks characteristic of effective partnerships, identify areas for further development and guide strategic conversation.

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Practical Playbook: Building a Partnership

01/25/2022

This resource provides a step-by-step process for organizing and preparing, planning and prioritizing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating, and sustaining a primary care and public health partnership project.

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Partnering to Catalyze Comprehensive Community Wellness

01/25/2022

This report provides a framework to facilitate collaborative working relationships between the public health and health care sectors. The framework includes tactics and actionable strategies to support several elements of collaboration: governance structure, financing plan, cross-sector prevention models, data-sharing strategy, and performance measurement and evaluation.

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Advancing Resilience and Community Health

01/25/2022

This report highlights themes and lessons learned that can inform new approaches to advancing community health. Through ARCH, Nonprofit Finance Fund partnered with three networks to explore what it takes for CBO networks to come together around a shared vision for partnering with health care.

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Resources for Community-Based Organization and Healthcare Partnerships

01/25/2022

This resource outlines common partnership elements and establishes a framework to describe integration between community-based and health care organizations.

Community Collaboration for Solutions, Strengthening Partnerships