Community Partnerships

Feb 16, 2018
The world is watching as the best athletes of our time compete for gold in the Winter Olympics in South Korea. It’s inspiring to hear the personal stories of America’s athletes and watch them pursue their dreams.   Every day, Olympic-sized talent, dedication and drive are on display at…
Feb 15, 2018
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital | Chicago, IL Chicago saw a spike in violent crime during the past few years, with an all-time high of 771 homicides and 3,550 shootings occurring in 2016. In 2017, those rates decreased,…
Feb 15, 2018
UMass Memorial Medical Center | Worcester, MA Poverty and lack of access to educational, social and economic opportunities are among the leading social determinants of health. Statistics show these socioeconomic factors result in lower utilization of health care services, higher rates of risky…
Feb 15, 2018
UMass Memorial Medical Center | Worcester, MA The concept of the “Recreation Worcester” program (formerly Wheels to Water), now in its ninth year of operation, began in 2008 when antiquated pools in the City of Worcester were permanently closed due to the economic recession. As a result, the city…
Feb 15, 2018
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore | Baltimore, MD As Sinai Hospital of Baltimore delved into social determinants of health experienced by its patients, a need to link patients to a broad range of public assistance, education, workforce development, and social service programs to resolve barriers to…
Feb 15, 2018
ProMedica | Toledo, OH In 2012, then-Toledo Mayor Mike Bell approached ProMedica for help with an initiative to provide meaningful opportunities for Toledo youth during the summer months. ProMedica responded with a Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) with four primary objectives: (1) improve…
Feb 15, 2018
ProMedica | Toledo, OH Established in 1995, Teen PEP (Peers Educating Peers) is a primary abuse-prevention program that focuses on rape and sexual-violence prevention education as well as teen dating violence and bullying prevention. The project is based on a CDC-evaluated, evidence-based…
Feb 13, 2018
2018 Theme: Be the Bridge Improving the health of communities cannot be accomplished by one person, organization or sector alone. To significantly improve population health, we need to strengthen existing bridges—and build new ones—to foster collaborative action. The ACHI 2018 conference theme,…
Feb 13, 2018
Bronson Healthcare | Kalamazoo, MI Bronson Healthcare is a regional health system serving nine counties in southwest Michigan. Its flagship hospital implemented a Frequent User System Engagement 2.0 (FUSE) pilot program – a collaborative effort targeting frequent users of the emergency department…