Community Stories

Mar 21, 2019
March 2019 -- Brian Gragnolati, chair of the AHA Board of Trustees and President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, discusses in Modern Healthcare the important of improving health care access and affordability and focusing on collaboration in order to advance health for all.
Feb 12, 2019
When Ramiah was born without a trachea, her care team at Penn State Health used a 3-D printer to build a replacement.
Jan 11, 2019
January 2019 -- Adapting existing technology, the Texas Hospital Association is helping health care providers in Texas fight the state's opioid epidemic with software that providers relevant patient information in real-time. Learn more.
Oct 23, 2018
Hospitals are focusing on nutrition to care for all needs of their patients, sending them home with prescriptions as well as bags of healthy food.
Oct 3, 2018
October 2018—Arkansas Children’s Hospital is advancing the health of its community through its social needs screening tool, which enables the hospital to address food insecurity and other needs like housing, coverage, special education needs and parents' education.
Sep 12, 2018
In Brigham and Women’s home hospital care program, patients receive hospital-level care in the comfort of their own homes. The program has helped lower costs and readmissions.
Jul 2, 2018
July 2018 - Boston Medical Center knows that affordable, safe housing is key to the social determinants of health. Which is why they are investing in housing for vulnerable populations.
Jun 25, 2018
June 2018 - In response to frustration by patients, nurses and pharmacy staff regarding timely delivery of medications to nursing units, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas implemented a volunteer pharmacy courier program.
Jun 25, 2018
June 2018 - Clinch Valley Medical Center’s Bridge Program helps improve patients’ health, decrease readmissions and reduce costs.
Jun 25, 2018
June 2018 - OSF HealthCare uses the software platform, Iris™, to connect clinicians and CBOs to follow patients in both health care and community settings to ensure they receive the services they need to support their health and wellness goals and prevent hospitalization.