The Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) Implementation and Action Toolkit is designed to provide interested users with the resources, best practices, and lessons learned to guide implementation, data collection, and responses to social…
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.
Health care systems must partner in effective community-based approaches in caring for populations, write three leaders from Providence. Using evidence from more than four decades of place-based investments, the authors write that comprehensive, multi-dimensional community investment strategies…
The AHA conducted a mixed-methods study to better understand the use and challenges of PI in safety-net hospitals.
The AHA conducted a national survey of hospitals and health systems to assess the state of population health efforts in 2018. The survey, with responses from more than 1,000 hospitals and health systems, shows that while U.S. hospitals and health systems have embarked on their journeys to advance…
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.
The Population health Management page contains current initiatives and resources related to improving care coordination and patient engagement supported by appropriate financial and care models.
Learn about partnering with communities to understand and respond to the social and structural conditions that impact the health status of community residents.
These leadership videos highlight key elements for performance improvement work in hospitals and health systems: engaging C-suite leaders and board members, collecting and using data, empowering front-line staff, and ensuring performance improvement work is supported and prioritized.
Effective leadership is important to performance improvement. This video shares best practices and examples of how leaders are supporting, coordinating and prioritizing performance improvement work at their organizations.