Community Health Data

Apr 18, 2018
About four years ago, when the forces of gentrification and revitalization of San Francisco’s Market Street shopping district were in full swing, those in the nearby impoverished Tenderloin neighborhood felt a different kind of change.
Apr 17, 2018
With their mission to improve health and safety in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, the Saint Francis Foundation and the Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership and community groups didn’t take long in early 2014 to identify one large impediment to their goals. The Big Boy Market at the…
Apr 17, 2018
Tenderloin residents, particularly children, face an abundance of everyday challenges. Students getting to and from school or after-school programs sometimes have to travel sidewalks crowded with drug dealers and users, the homeless and others. Kate Robinson, program director for the Tenderloin…
Apr 16, 2018
Already starved for open space, San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood had huge flaws in its crown jewel known as
Feb 22, 2018
The AHA is working to support hospitals and health systems as they address social determinants of health, eliminate health care disparities and provide comprehensive care to every patient in every community—all of which improve community health.
Feb 1, 2018
Traditionally the month for lovers and all things heart related, February also reminds us to take care of our heart. It is American Heart Month.
Jan 23, 2018
NEW HAVEN, Conn., January 23, 2018 – In honor of the exceptional efforts to build programs that promote engagement, job growth and access to quality health care in its community of New Haven, Yale New Haven Hospital is awarded the 2017 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service and…
Jan 10, 2018
January is National Blood Donor Month – an excellent time to make blood donation a New Year’s resolution. The American Red Cross created the January awareness campaign in 1970 to encourage people to donate blood during a time when changing weather, busy holiday schedules, increased cold and flu…
Dec 22, 2017
It’s been an historic year for America’s hospitals and health systems. Congress last night approved a short-term continuing resolution funding the government through Jan. 19. While the bill included some priorities important to the field — it also left unfinished business that we’ll work to address…
Jul 11, 2017
Press Release Hospitals Honored for Improving Community Health The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that it will honor five programs for their hospital-led collaborative efforts that improve community health, awarding them the AHA NOVA Award. The awards will be given July 29…