Toolkits/Methodology

Mar 6, 2020
Here, you will find a digital toolkit for the 2020 National Hospital Week. Please use these messages and graphics to promote your National Hospital Week events and efforts.
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CHNAFinder Map

Nov 25, 2019
Search community health needs assessments from thousands of hospitals nationwide using the CHNAFinder map tool, available only to employees of AHA member organizations.
Oct 10, 2019
To identify priority health needs in each of the assessments, the AHA adapted the County Health Rankings Model to develop categories around the most common health challenges in communities, which included clinical care, medical conditions, social and economic factors, physical factors, and more.
Jun 5, 2019
Screening for Social Needs: Guiding Care Teams to Engage Patients is a tool to help hospitals and health systems facilitate sensitive conversations with patients about their nonmedical needs that may be a barrier to good health.
Sep 19, 2018
This checklist may help hospital facility professionals prepare for survey evaluations regarding emergency preparedness requirements from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Sep 4, 2018
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and intrusions pose risks to every hospital. While there are significant benefits for care delivery and organizational efficiency from the expanded use of networked technology and electronic exchange of health information, this greater connectivity increases exposure…
Jun 5, 2018
Table of Contents How Hospitals Are Advancing Health (infographic) 1Introduction 25 Steps to Get Social 3Telling the Hospital Story 6How AHA Can Help Your Hospital Tell Its Story 9
May 4, 2018
Dignity Health releases human trafficking response resource for hospitals, May 2017
Feb 8, 2018
Introduction According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 1900 only one in eight Americans was of a race other than white. Today, that ratio is one in four, and by 2050, an estimated one in three Americans will be African-American,Hispanic,Native American or Asian/Pacific Islander. In California,Hawaii…