Hospitals Against Violence

Apr 16, 2018
As part of the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the association is asking hospitals and health systems to submit photos by May 1 showing their commitment to combating violence. AHA will use the photos online to promote the June 8 #HAVhope Day of Awareness. Hospitals can view more…
Mar 26, 2018
AHA’s Section for Maternal and Child Health and Hospitals Against Violence initiative will host a March 27 webinar on how hospitals and health systems can combat interpersonal violence in their communities. Leaders from Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee will discuss Project Ujima, a…
Mar 14, 2018
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI March 27, 2018 2:00pm Eastern Time The American Hospital Association's Section for Maternal and Child Health in partnership with our Hospitals Against Violence (HAV) initiative invite you to an upcoming webinar. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will…
Feb 23, 2018
Commitment to service is a hallmark of America’s hospitals and health systems. In response to the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, FL, the dedicated people of Broward’s hospitals once again demonstrated that commitment.  They responded to the unthinkable…
Feb 15, 2018
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital | Chicago, IL Chicago saw a spike in violent crime during the past few years, with an all-time high of 771 homicides and 3,550 shootings occurring in 2016. In 2017, those rates decreased,…
Feb 15, 2018
UMass Memorial Medical Center | Worcester, MA Poverty and lack of access to educational, social and economic opportunities are among the leading social determinants of health. Statistics show these socioeconomic factors result in lower utilization of health care services, higher rates of risky…
Feb 15, 2018
UMass Memorial Medical Center | Worcester, MA The concept of the “Recreation Worcester” program (formerly Wheels to Water), now in its ninth year of operation, began in 2008 when antiquated pools in the City of Worcester were permanently closed due to the economic recession. As a result, the city…
Feb 15, 2018
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore | Baltimore, MD As Sinai Hospital of Baltimore delved into social determinants of health experienced by its patients, a need to link patients to a broad range of public assistance, education, workforce development, and social service programs to resolve barriers to…