Hospitals and health systems today participated in AHA’s sixth annual Hospitals Against Violence #HAVhope Friday, a national day of awareness intended to highlight how hospitals and communities come together to foster peace and mitigate violence. The day’s social media component has so far reached more than 700,000 social media accounts as the field shares powerful and inspiring examples of how hospitals are tackling this difficult issue and providing hope to their communities. For more information and to learn more, visit the AHA webpage.

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