Promoting Healthy Communities

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
Jan 14, 2021
Insights from the AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award Winners Tuesday, February 2, 2021  12 - 1 p.m. Eastern; 11 - 12 p.m. Central; 9 - 10 a.m. Pacific  
Jun 4, 2020
The AHA is sharing new case studies, leadership blogs and tools every day this week to mark Community Health Improvement Week.
Apr 22, 2020
In this podcast, Darren Henson, AHA’s director at the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity, explores how despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Loyola University Medical Center – serving the Chicago area – remains committed to its partnership with a community-driven, multi-sector coalition.…
Feb 27, 2020
Smoking, diabetes and hospital readmission rates fall and exercising and healthy eating increases in communities where hospitals and health systems use effective strategies to encourage healthy behavior changes, writes Nancy Myers, vice president of leadership and system innovation at the AHA…
Feb 21, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers a host of materials to help community partners, including health care organizations, prevent suicide among veterans.
Feb 20, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are leading initiatives to foster healthy behaviors and improve the health of individuals and communities, according to new AHA resources highlighting their strategies and successes.
Feb 20, 2020
This season’s flu vaccine has been about 45% effective at preventing flu-related outpatient visits, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Jun 14, 2019
Between 2008 and 2017, the share of adults meeting the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans increased from 19.4% to 25.3% among urban residents and from 13.3% to 19.6% among rural residents.