Access to Care in Vulnerable Communities

Sep 16, 2022
As part of those efforts, we’ll be releasing radio spots that we recorded with state, metropolitan and regional hospital association executives this week and spotlighting case studies from hospitals describing the challenges they are facing.
Sep 14, 2022
The House today passed by voice vote the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act (H.R. 3173), AHA-supported legislation that would streamline prior authorization requirements under Medicare Advantage plans.
Sep 8, 2022
The American Hospital Association today released a new report highlighting the variety of causes that resulted in 136 rural hospital closures from 2010 to 2021, and a record 19 closures in 2020 alone.
Sep 7, 2022
The Native American Community Outreach initiative at Sanford Health is addressing health disparities and improving health care for Native Americans in the health system’s North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota communities. Focus is on collaborating with tribal leaders about health issues that…
Aug 22, 2022
On this episode, I talk with Julie Yaroch, D.O., president of ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital in Adrian, Mich. Julie and I talk about the issues that rural hospitals face, including workforce shortages, increased costs of care, and an aging population.
Jul 6, 2022
Big city and rural hospitals partner to address critical community health needs. The goal of the partnership is to improve access to care and keep specialty resources close to home.
Jun 13, 2022
An innovative partnership between the MetroHealth System and Urban Community School (UCS) was behind a new health center built in Cleveland’s near West Side neighborhood.
Jun 2, 2022
As a result of this initial work, Allina Health discovered that colorectal cancer screening rates among the health system’s Blacks and African Americans were extremely low compared to other patient populations.
May 12, 2022
ChristianaCare has teamed up with Kuumba Academy Charter School in Wilmington, Delaware, to establish a new student-based health center that will provide onsite preventive care, mental health care and acute care services for all 637 Kuumba Academy students.