Promoting Healthy Communities

Apr 10, 2023
Hospital and health system board members make decisions that affect their health care organization as well as their communities.
Sep 9, 2022
This week’s observance of Labor Day reminds us of the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity and well-being. The millions of caregivers and team members at our hospitals and health systems are counted among the ranks of those who have worked hard to make our nation…
Aug 1, 2022
Beyond administering life-saving medical care to individual patients, all hospitals provide incomparable value to their communities by opening their doors to everyone who needs care, as well as working in partnership with others to improve and sustain the health of all of those in their communities.
Jun 24, 2022
We expect that today’s decision will have practical impacts on hospitals and health systems, including on health care provided across state lines, EMTALA obligations, maternal health care, the clinician-patient relationship, medical education and access to care for individuals regardless of…
Jan 25, 2022
The Complex Care Startup Toolkit is a practical collection of guides, templates and other tools for new and developing complex care programs, regardless of setting, population or geography.
Jun 11, 2021
Hospital and community collaborations drive meaningful change to meet basic human needs, improve care and advance innovation, writes AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., president and CEO of Providence, in an op-ed published today in Modern Healthcare.
Jun 4, 2021
On this AHA podcast, Kate Sommerfeld, president of social determinants of health at ProMedica, discusses how the health system leveraged community partnerships to address the social and economic issues.
Apr 21, 2021
For this podcast, we honor our hospital heroes and focus on a year in the life of King’s Daughters Medical Center, Brookhaven, Mississippi from the perspective of KDMC's CEO, Alvin Hoover.
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 5, 2021
Addressing health inequities and collaborating to create an effective health system for all