Population/Community Health

Feb 18, 2021
Place-based investment, otherwise known as community investment, helps create the social and physical environments that support community health over the long term. As communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, community investment will be an innovative yet useful strategy for reimagining and…
Feb 11, 2021
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Geriatric Fracture Program prioritizes the care needs of patients age 65 and over who are admitted to the hospital with bone fractures.
Feb 10, 2021
Population Based Screening Within a Health System   The UCSF Genomic Medicine Initiative  Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12 – 1 p.m. Eastern; 11 – 12 p.m. Central; 9 – 10 a.m. Pacific 
Jan 21, 2021
U.S. deaths involving methamphetamines increased more than five-fold from 2011 to 2018, to 10.1 per 100,000 men and 4.5 per 100,000 women, according to a study reported yesterday in JAMA Psychiatry.
Jan 14, 2021
Even as we continue to address COVD-19 challenges, let’s consider the experiences of the past year, looking for lessons learned and opportunities for the future. Here are four major areas that changed during the pandemic and are likely to keep transforming health care in the year ahead.
Jan 5, 2021
The AHA conducted a mixed-methods study to better understand the use and challenges of PI in safety-net hospitals.
Jan 5, 2021
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…
Jan 5, 2021
U.S. life expectancy rose an average 0.1 year in 2019, to 81.4 for females and 76.3 for males, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Jan 5, 2021
COVID-19 has led hospitals and health systems to develop innovative approaches to engage with their communities to assess community health needs and implement improvement plans. Join other community health leaders and colleagues to share strategies and tactics that have helped advance community…
Dec 18, 2020
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.