Community Health Data

Feb 20, 2019
Wherever our hospital or health system members are on their population health journey, count on us to support the development and advancement of competencies for accountable, equitable care. View our framework to see more information about the population health agenda.
Feb 5, 2019
Learn about partnering with communities to understand and respond to the social and structural conditions that impact the health status of community residents.
Jan 31, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs today published a proposed rule implementing urgent care provisions of the AHA-supported MISSION Act of 2018, which requires the agency to establish a new Veterans Community Care Program by this June.
Oct 17, 2018
Increasing American Hospital Association Members’ Utilization of Community Health Workers on Clinical Care Teams Community health workers (CHW) are community members who work in the community setting and serve as connectors between health care providers and consumers to promote health among groups…
Oct 17, 2018
As a part of the community health worker initiative, the AHA and the NUL hosted the Community Health Worker Consortium in Chicago, IL. Representatives from hospital and health system organizations, federal and state agencies, academic institutions and community-based organizations attended the…
Sep 24, 2018
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week awarded its 2018 Culture of Health Prize to four communities for their commitment to improving health for all residents: Cicero, Ill., Eatonville, Fla., Klamath County, Ore., and San Antonio.
Sep 6, 2018
Heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular events were responsible for more than 2.2 million hospital stays and 415,000 deaths involving adults in 2016, according to a Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun 5, 2018
Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (2007/2016) multipliers for hospitals NAICS Code 62000, released March 2018, applied to Health Forum, 2016 AHA Survey of Hospitals data.
Jun 5, 2018
Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (2007/2016) multipliers for hospitals NAICS Code 62000, released March 2018, applied to Health Forum, 2016 AHA Survey of Hospitals data.