The American Hospital Association (AHA) celebrates Community Health Improvement Week (CHI Week) June 1-5, 2020. An annual, national event, CHI Week in 2020 will recognize and honor hospitals and communities coming together to protect the health of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 7, 2020
May 6, 2020
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.
Apr 29, 2020
During Community Health Improvement Week, AHA encourages everyone to join us in honoring the dedication, courage and kindness of hospital and community health professionals whose service helps us enjoy healthier and happier lives. Learn More
Nov 25, 2019
Search community health needs assessments from thousands of hospitals nationwide using the CHNAFinder map tool, available only to employees of AHA member organizations.
Aug 7, 2019
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, discusses how today’s health care providers increasingly realize that social needs impact a patient’s overall health and how to begin these sensitive conversations.
Jun 6, 2019
Community health workers can become crucial links between hospitals and health systems and the communities they serve, helping patients overcome barriers to care. Read examples from a recent workshop, and view a resource developed by the AHA and National Urban League to help hospitals and health…
Jun 5, 2019
Screening for Social Needs: Guiding Care Teams to Engage Patients is a tool to help hospitals and health systems facilitate sensitive conversations with patients about their nonmedical needs that may be a barrier to good health.
Jun 4, 2019
Hospital and health system leaders are well-positioned to impact social change in their communities, said Dayna Bowen Matthew, a public health leader and author, at the Association for Community Health Improvement’s 2019 conference.
Jun 7, 2017
The AHA is focusing on several areas, including health equity and eliminating care disparities, violence and workplace safety, health system and community collaborations to advance health, and social determinants of health. AHA is working to build on this agenda through innovative campaigns and…