Population/Community Health

Jul 19, 2018
See 2005-2011 Award Recipients 2004 AHA NOVA Award Recipients Please contact the AHA Office of the Secretary at nova@aha.org for copies of this award publication. Better Beginnings: Brockton Hospital, Brockton, MA Buffalo County Community Health Partners: Good Samaritan Health Systems…
Jul 17, 2018
Story on the 2018 AHA NOVA Award winners •    Unity Center for Behavioral Health: Adventist Health, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health, and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon •    Annapolis Community Health Partnership: Anne Arundel Medical Center,…
Jul 16, 2018
The “H” of the future includes hospitals, health systems and health organizations that are striving to advance health in America by leading changes that affect how people experience health and care, both in and outside hospital walls. With individual and community health and well-being as the desired outcome, population health becomes the strategic vehicle to get there.
The American Hospital Association is committed to supporting health care organizations in their transformation through its strong thought leadership and role as an agent of change in the health care field. Guided by our vision of a society of healthy communities where all individuals reach their…
Jun 21, 2018
Winning the Battle on Disease Production and High-cost Medical Claims How Genesis Health System Fought Back Against Metabolic Syndrome     Wednesday, August 15, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   This webinar will cover how a…
Jun 21, 2018
Case Studies in Innovative Patient Engagement Focusing on Condition Management & Community Scheduling Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   Two of the biggest challenges in patient engagement are ineffective condition…
Jun 11, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating hepatitis A outbreaks in multiple states among people reporting drug use and/or homelessness and their contacts, the agency said in an advisory today. California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Utah and West Virginia have reported a…
Jun 7, 2018
Addressing Social Determinants of Health Presentation 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…
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 31, 2018
On Thursdays, we highlight an oral history featuring a health care leader who shaped the past and laid the foundation for the future. Since 1978, the AHA has conducted more than 100 interviews as part of this project, and transcripts are available in the oral history collection on the AHA’s…
May 23, 2018
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, and Trinity College, Hartford, CT Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance is a multi-anchor partnership between Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, and Trinity College that offers a wide range of programs in an…