Community Health Workers

Jun 15, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Community Care will host a series of webinars to share information on its Community Care Programs and corresponding VA regulations. Among other topics, the webinars will cover referrals, authorizations, unauthorized/emergency care, and common reasons for…
Jun 8, 2018
For Charles, who is recovering from addiction in Lewiston, Maine, the community garden coordinated by St. Mary’s Nutrition Center has helped change his life—in his words, “to be happy and to grow.” St. Mary’s Health System in Lewiston, part of Covenant Health, established the Nutrition Center,…
Jun 4, 2018
This is Community Health Improvement Week.  The AHA’s Association for Community Health Improvement leads this national event to raise awareness, demonstrate the impact and celebrate the individuals and organizations that work to advance health and well-being in their communities.  …
May 16, 2018
Watch the video from a panel discussion at this year’s SXSW Conference. See the other videos in this series below. A growing volume of evidence shows that one’s health is influenced not only by genetics and other biological characteristics but also by a variety of social factors. Social…
Mar 1, 2018
This case study is from “Transportation and the Role of Hospitals,” which offers strategies and case examples to help hospitals and health systems address transportation issues in their communities. For more information and to access the full guide, click here. Introduction  Denver Health, a…