Hospital Departments

Jan 24, 2023
An ongoing dialogue with your elected officials is the best way to ensure they understand how the decisions they make in Washington, D.C., will affect their constituents back home. No one better than you can explain the complexities of health care delivery and the impact on your community.
Jan 11, 2023
AHA presents a framework to support hospitals and health systems and actions they can take at each level (structural, community, personal) to improve health equity. Numerous studies have demonstrated a link between the social determinants of health and key health outcomes. AHA has worked to…
Jun 17, 2022
Dr. Leon D. Caldwell, Senior Director, Health Equity Strategies and Innovation, in the Institute of Diversity and Health Equity at the AHA, sits down with Dr. James Min, CEO and Co-founder of AHA Associate, Cleerly, as well as Dr. Richard Chazal, Senior Cardiologist and Medical Director of the…
Jun 7, 2022
Roundtrip’s continuing development can be traced in part to AWS’ Health Equity Initiative, a three-year $40 million commitment to help its health care customers develop cloud-based solutions to reduce health disparities.
Apr 19, 2022
We spoke with Leon D. Caldwell, AHA’s senior director for health equity strategies and innovation and one of the Health Equity Roadmap’s architects, about its importance to hospitals and health systems.
Mar 31, 2022
Now is the time to evaluate how far we have come in closing gaps in health disparities, assess where health care is on the equity journey and take what we’ve learned to strengthen our organizations and communities through collaborative and innovative work — by investing in our neighborhoods and one…
Jan 27, 2022
As part of the AHA Virtual Advocacy Day on February 1, 2022, we encourage members to customize social posts with information about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on your hospital/health system, as well as specifically how additional COVID-19 relief would strengthen access to care in your…
Jan 25, 2022
In 2018, the Alliance formed a Racial Equity Network (REN) of local and state systems and program leaders and advocates to inspire more engagement about best practices, data collection, and action steps at the systems level.
Jan 25, 2022
This report aims to strengthen community-driven efforts to achieve health equity by improving the online data tools that make health equity data readily available to them.
Jan 25, 2022
The purpose of this tool is to ensure equity* by creating a lens through which each Healthy King County Coalition Workgroup better understands who is impacted by our policies and practices.