Community Benefit

Nov 1, 2021
Hospitals and health systems and their teams have been on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years. Hospitals and health care workers have stood strong for their communities, and they have a vital role in our society to keep communities healthy.
Apr 21, 2021
The mission of all hospitals and health systems, regardless of size and type of ownership, is to care for their communities and patients. In fact, an Ernst and Young report from 2017 demonstrates that for every dollar invested in non-profit hospitals and health systems through the federal tax…
Sep 21, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed Eastern New Mexico Medical Center from a “pandemic hospital” to a regional hospital that can play a lead role in coordinating patient care among hospitals in the area, according to its CEO. ENMMC’s 2021 community benefit report highlights its work during the COVID-…
Sep 21, 2022
Children’s National Hospital knows that no one deserves to experience violence, especially the youngest among us and opens up its first youth violence intervention program. Services include physical and emotional treatment, community support groups and safe housing.
Aug 5, 2022
A unique intervention and mentoring program at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital uses a public health approach to provide equitable, trauma-informed care to patients and families impacted by violence.
Aug 4, 2022
In Georgia, a hospital and its affiliated OB/GYN and pediatrics offices are implementing a new program to help all babies and toddlers gain access to foundational skills necessary to build literacy. Called Talk with My Baby, the program aims to help every child learn to read by the third grade.
Aug 4, 2022
AtlantiCare hosts a High School Hiring Blitz and offers jobs to more than 30 high school seniors. It’s a new approach to fill the talent gap in health care by creating programs that build a long-term pipeline of prospective employees.
Aug 1, 2022
Beyond administering life-saving medical care to individual patients, all hospitals provide incomparable value to their communities by opening their doors to everyone who needs care, as well as working in partnership with others to improve and sustain the health of all of those in their communities.
Jul 26, 2022
The AHA today published a blog post responding to a July 25 Wall Street Journal article examining hospitals’ charity care.
Jul 26, 2022
All hospitals and health systems, regardless of size, location and type of ownership, are deeply dedicated to caring for their patients and communities in a wide variety of ways. A report from May by the respected accounting firm EY demonstrates that for every dollar invested in non-profit…