Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI)

Find content about AHA's Association for Community Health Improvement, which aims to advance healthy communities by providing members with education, professional development, resources and engagement opportunities in the fields of community health, population health and community benefit.

Jun 12, 2023
Community Health Improvement Week 2023 is June 12–18, a time to highlight hospitals and community organizations working together to enhance health and well-being and advance health equity.
May 2, 2022
One priority for hospitals and health systems is advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. The AHA’s next gathering, the Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 10–12 in Cleveland, will focus on that topic.
Mar 18, 2022
Community Health Improvement 2021, a time to celebrate & honor those working in partnership to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities.
Jun 4, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated health disparities, and the renewed calls for social justice and dismantling structural racism have moved front and center to our community health improvement work.
Jun 4, 2021
COVID-19. Never have our communities been faced with such a challenge, bringing to light the full spectrum of heartache and resiliency. From the chronic stress to the sense of community that comes with a shared traumatic event, our public health infrastructure stood strong and showed us that we…
Jun 4, 2021
As the global pandemic recedes, hospitals, health systems and community-based organizations must continue to align strategies and tactics and accelerate the shared work on ensuring health equity and creating communities that contribute to vitality for all.
May 11, 2021
In June 2019, the American Hospital Association (AHA) celebrated Community Health Improvement (CHI) Week, a national event to recognize the important role hospitals, health systems and communities have in advancing health and well-being.
Dec 8, 2020
“Achieving health equity is a journey,” write Priya Bathija, AHA vice president of strategic initiatives, and Julia Resnick, senior program manager. To bridge the gap between commitment and action, they discuss AHA’s new resource, Societal Factors that Influence Health: A Framework for Hospitals.