Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI)

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.
May 4, 2021
AHA and AHA Community Health Improvement (ACHI) invite you to join us for Community Health Improvement Week 2021, a time to celebrate and honor those working in partnership to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities.
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.
Dec 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed spotlight on health inequities in the United States. It has illuminated that, regardless of access to health care services, social and economic circumstances make some people more likely than others to become ill or have poor health.
Oct 19, 2020
Hear several organizations describe their programs to address patients' unmet legal needs and how COVID-19 has shaped the focus of medical-legal partnerships.
Oct 12, 2020
Search community health needs assessments from thousands of hospitals nationwide using the CHNAFinder map tool, available only to employees of AHA member organizations.