Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action

Using quantitative and qualitative data to inform, design, and evaluate improvement strategies.

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A Framework for Stratifying Race, Ethnicity and Language Data

10/28/2014

This guide provides a framework for hospitals and care systems to stratify patient race, ethnicity and language data and use them to identify and address health care disparities. In the guide you will find sample dashboards and outlined steps.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Stratification/Reporting

Social Determinants of Health Series: Food Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals

06/21/2017

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, food insecurity is defined as a household-level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food with either disrupted eating patterns or reduced food intake. Food insecurity, a determinant of health, affected more than 12.7 percent of U.S. households—that is, 15.8 million households—in 2015.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships

Social Determinants of Health Series: Housing and the Role of Hospitals

08/22/2017

Hospitals and health systems can implement strategies and programs to improve housing stability, such as neighborhood revitalization, home assessment and repair programs, and care transition programs. This guide recommends a step-by-step pathway for hospitals to consider when developing housing programs. The guide also features five case studies on hospitals and health systems with innovative interventions to reduce housing barriers in their communities.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships

Social Determinants of Health Series: Transportation and the Role of Hospitals

11/15/2017

"Transportation and the Role of Hospitals" is part of a series of guides and resources released by the AHA on how hospitals and health systems can address the social determinants of health (SDOH).

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships

Hospitals and Health Systems Ensuring Access in Their Communities

02/02/2018

Hospitals and Health Systems Ensuring Access in Their Communities is a compendium of case examples of AHA members from across the country employing the nine emerging strategies recommended by the association’s Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs

Social Determinants of Health Curriculum for Clinicians

04/17/2019

The AHA's Physician Alliance has developed resources to help clinicians address social determinants of health within a framework that maximizes their skills while helping organizations systematically approach these challenges.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Data Training, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, DEI Support for Staff, Patient Support, Training

Resource on ICD-10-CM Coding for Social Determinants of Health

04/10/2018

Numerous studies have demonstrated a link between the social determinants of health and key health outcomes. AHA has worked to promote widespread use of ICD-10-CM codes that enable provider to collect data on the social determinants of health.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Understanding Your Community

Social Determinants of Health Series: Promoting Healthy Behaviors

01/17/2020

Help hospital and health care leaders encourage positive health behaviors in patients and communities.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs

AHA Disparities Toolkit

10/18/2021

The Health Research and Educational Trust Disparities Toolkit is a Web-based tool that provides hospitals, health systems, clinics, and health plans information and resources for systematically collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language data from patients.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training

Health Equity Resources

03/04/2021

To support hospitals and health systems starting from different points on their journey to strengthen health equity, the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) is preparing four new guidance and resource toolkits to share evidence-based practices to inform organizational next steps. Look for additional IFDHE toolkits to be released throughout 2021.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance

Race, Ethnicity, Language Data Collection Best Practices

09/14/2021

Guidelines Recommended by Cincinnati Expecting Success Race, Ethnicity, & Language (REAL) Data Collection Workgroup.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training

PRAPARE Implementation and Action Toolkit

09/15/2021

The Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) Implementation and Action Toolkit is designed to provide interested users with the resources, best practices, and lessons learned to guide implementation, data collection, and responses to social determinant needs.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships, Understanding Your Community

Addressing Societal Factors that Influence Health Presentation

09/15/2021

Social determinants of health – where we live, work and play – have tremendous affect on one’s health, and they can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, ethnicity.  Help your organization and community better understand how social determinants impact your patients and neighbors as well as what hospitals are doing to address this important aspect of health, and what resources AHA has to help you further tackle related challenges including food insecurity and lack of transportation.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships, Understanding Your Community, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, DEI Support for Staff, Patient Support, Training, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Communication Strategy

Pathways to Population Health: An Invitation to Health Care Change Agents

09/15/2021

“Pathways to Population Health: An Invitation to Health Care Change Agents” is intended to support health care professionals in identifying opportunities for their organizations to make practical, meaningful, and sustainable advancements in improving the health and well-being of the patients and communities they serve.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships, Understanding Your Community, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, DEI Support for Staff, Patient Support, Training, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Executive Leaders, Governing Bodies, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Climate and Culture, Inclusive, Local Sourcing, Strategic Plan Integration, Workforce Diversity, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Communication Strategy, Compensation and Incentives, Councils, Employee-Led Groups, Health Equity Champions, Internal Assessment

Mobilizing toward health equity: Action steps for health care organizations, Perspectives of health care CEOs and leadership executives

01/06/2022

Health care organizations are on the front lines of addressing health equity, playing key roles in not only access and care delivery, but also as employers and as community members. Discover strategies for organizations to address health equity within their organizations and the communities they serve.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Strategic Plan Integration, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Health Equity Champions

The PRAPARE Screening Tool

01/11/2022

Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) is a national effort to help health centers and providers use data to better understand their patients needs to improve their healthcare and reduce costs. The PRAPARE Screening Tool has been translated in over 25 languages to extend accessibility to the diverse populations you serve.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation

Data-Driven Care Delivery: Data Collection, Stratification and Use

01/11/2022

This resource guide lays the groundwork for an equity roadmap to support hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts toward achieving high-quality, equitable care for all. It focuses on the beginnings of data collection.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation

A Framework for Stratifying Race, Ethnicity and Language Data

01/11/2022

By collecting and stratifying patient race, ethnicity and language (REAL) data, hospitals and care systems can identify which, if any, health care disparities exist—and then target interventions to address the disparities. This 5-step framework outlines step by step how to stratify patient data.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Stratification/Reporting

National Association of Community Health Centers: Act on Your Data

01/11/2022

Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) is a national effort to help health centers and providers use data to better understand their patients needs to improve their healthcare and reduce costs. This chapter helps organizations gather the data they need to ensure the needs of their communities are being met.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs

AHA: Hospitals and Health Systems Ensuring Access in Their Communities

01/11/2022

This is a compendium of case examples of AHA members from across the country employing the nine emerging strategies recommended by the association’s Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs