The Role of Hospitals

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.
Sep 21, 2022
VA Southern Nevada Health is finding new ways to prevent substance misuse among veterans at risk and build relationships. Canine drug detection teams are doing more than just confiscating illegal narcotics, the well-trained dogs are helping to develop a positive bond between patients and police and…
Sep 21, 2022
Banner Health is leading the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, bringing together top physicians and scientists to find better ways to prevent, delay and treat the disease, which some experts call one of the most important health care challenges in America. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, a popular…
Sep 21, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed Eastern New Mexico Medical Center from a “pandemic hospital” to a regional hospital that can play a lead role in coordinating patient care among hospitals in the area, according to its CEO. ENMMC’s 2021 community benefit report highlights its work during the COVID-…
Sep 21, 2022
Children’s National Hospital knows that no one deserves to experience violence, especially the youngest among us and opens up its first youth violence intervention program. Services include physical and emotional treatment, community support groups and safe housing.
Sep 21, 2022
In Montana’s northwest Flathead Valley, it is not uncommon for residents to have to travel over 30 miles away to the closest hospital. Logan Health’s ASSIST program uses trained volunteers to help local residents access and navigate essential health services and social services, addressing key…
Sep 21, 2022
As hospitals face financial strains, staffing shortages and other difficult conditions fueled by the pandemic, Princeton Baptist is not only keeping the lights on but going the extra mile to make sure pregnant women and their babies are getting the best care possible. The hospital offers a full…
Sep 21, 2022
Charleston Area Medical Center offers people in every life stage – from infants to patients 65 and older, easy access to basic health services through drive-thru health fairs. The idea is if people can’t make it to the health provider, the health provider is coming to them. It’s a new model that is…
Sep 8, 2022
When it became clear that farmers in rural Wisconsin were struggling with mental health issues, Marshfield Clinic Health System began a program to train members of its community — bankers, insurance agents and others — in spotting symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. They are now…
Sep 8, 2022
As kids head back to school, Children’s Mercy is sharing helpful information for parents and teens on COVID-19 vaccines, urging that everyone age six months and older get vaccinated. The info emphasizes the facts about COVID-19 vaccines, including how they were developed, how mRNA vaccines works…