Community Health Data

Checklist to help researchers move towards representative and equitable inclusion in clinical research.
AHA’s Community Health Improvement network has added new resources to its Community Health Assessment Toolkit, including four new supplements focusing on how to involve specific populations in the CHA process.
These four webinars explore how hospitals and health systems and community-based organizations are improving the health of individuals with complex medical and social needs.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention April 11 updated its strategy to improve data exchange with health care organizations and other public health authorities to better detect and monitor public health threats.
An overarching approach to the coming year can be summed up as “letting the data speak and guide us,” writes Joy Lewis, AHA’s senior vice president for health equity strategies and executive director of the organization’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
The AHA, joined by the Texas Hospital Association, Texas Health Resources, and United Regional Health Care System, Nov. 2 sued the federal government to bar enforcement of an unlawful, harmful and counterproductive rule that has upended hospitals’ and health systems’ ability to share health care…
The AHA Sept. 22 released a new infographic highlighting many ways hospitals and health systems advance health and support their communities.
The Health Resources and Services Administration has released Maternity Care Target Area weighted scores for Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas experiencing a shortage of maternity health care professionals.
Resources from leading organizations for building cross-sector partnerships to improve the health of individuals with complex medical and social needs
A coalition of organizations, including the AHA, urge the Department of Health and Human Services to consider postponing for one year the Oct. 6 deadline for health care providers to begin sharing all electronic protected health information in a designated record set, as defined under HIPAA, to…