Population/Community Health

Nov 1, 2021
Hospitals and health systems and their teams have been on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years. Hospitals and health care workers have stood strong for their communities, and they have a vital role in our society to keep communities healthy.
May 3, 2021
AHA and AHA Community Health Improvement (ACHI) invite you to join us for Community Health Improvement Week 2022, a time to recognize and honor those working in partnership to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities.
Sep 20, 2022
Morgan Health, JPMorgan Chase’s health care venture arm, has been busy making good on its pledge to invest $250 million in health care startups to help reshape health care. The company recently invested $20 million in LetsGetChecked, which offers at-home diagnostic and genetic testing, virtual…
Sep 9, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday alerted health care providers and the public to reports of squamous cell carcinoma in scar tissue around breast implants, as well as lymphomas different than those previously associated with breast implants. The agency recommends that health care providers…
Aug 30, 2022
Medicare pays most acute-care hospitals under the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS). Some of these hospitals receive additional support from Medicare to help address potential financial challenges associated with being rural, geographically isolated and low volume.
Aug 29, 2022
This session will explain how to collect Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) data and create a dataset of multiple sources of information, a process that will help providers understand how SDOH impacts the community. Session participants will also learn how to set up their dashboard and a series…
Aug 29, 2022
The session will discuss the electronic referral platform’s use and role in connecting patients with community-based services, how Community Health Workers assist patients with identified health-related social needs, and the process of developing programs to meet specific needs. In addition,…
Aug 29, 2022
This session will cover how to set up the initial process of an Social Determinants of Health (SODH) screener that aligns with your community’s risk factors and addresses the social needs of interest. This will include a detailed explanation on question definitions and how to measure a patient’s…
Aug 22, 2022
Some 57 million rural Americans depend on their hospital as an important source of care as well as a critical component of their area's economic and social fabric. In many areas, there is growing concern…that fabric is starting to fray.