Community Health Improvement Week 2024 is June 10–14, a time to highlight hospitals and community organizations working together to enhance health and well-being and advance health equity.
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.
In today’s episode, I talk with David Perlstein, M.D., president and CEO of SBH Health System, located in the Bronx, N.Y. David and I discuss how hospitals and health systems are transforming health care and proactively improving the health and well-being of their communities.
Kinneil Coltman, chief community and social impact officer at Advocate Health, discusses the health system’s wide-ranging initiatives to address community needs, including food insecurity, affordable housing and meaningful employment.
A time to connect and collaborate to advance community health, well-being, and equity, presented by ACHI and IFDHE.
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.
Community health workers have become an essential component of RUSH University Medical Center’s efforts to minimize inequities in health and life expectancy. CHWs provide much-needed resources across the RUSH campus and several Chicago neighborhoods, while also being a driving force for…
AHA comments on the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Reauthorization Act.
The 2023 AHA Environmental Scan details data and trends that have implications for the health care field for the coming year and beyond. The Scan will help your staff, leadership and board strategize and plan for the future.