Wellness/Preventive Care

The American Hospital Association (AHA) provides resources for hospitals and health systems to improve wellness for individuals and communities through preventive health care.

The Hospitals Against Violence Initiative (HAV) is proud to partner with the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center (NMVVRC) to provide resources and support surrounding incidents of mass violence for the communities and patients served by our hospitals and health systems.
In this conversation, San Luis Valley Hospital's Monica Hinds, R.N., director of emergency services and obstetrics, and Stephanie Posorske, certified nurse midwife, discuss their approach to cross-training units with minimal resources, and partnering with community stakeholders to keep the lights…
This March, which is colorectal cancer awareness month, M Health Fairview is celebrating 10 years of its colorectal cancer prevention program, which has provided free colonoscopy screenings and education for individuals in diverse and underserved communities.
When it comes to lung cancer, less than 5% of high-risk patients nationally receive screening; in Maryland, the number is less than 3%. Now, at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s Lung Center and Tate Cancer Center, a team of experts in lung cancer, thoracic surgery and…
This special series explores the medical complications that can accompany pregnancy, successful prenatal and postpartum treatment programs, and how hospitals and health systems are addressing the social needs of new mothers.
Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) will now house within their emergency department a comprehensive behavioral health program, as well as an HIV prevention and care program.
Indiana University Health recently began a new community health initiative to provide prevention, education and early detection of cardiovascular disease — which includes free blood pressure screenings — in area barbershops.
A hospital’s food menu can color patients’ perceptions of quality care. Northwell Health, New York State’s largest health care provider, took that truth to heart as it spent significant time and effort in upgrading the millions of meals it serves each year. The overall reaction? More, please!
In 2023, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a shocking 80-plus page advisory declaring loneliness and social isolation as reaching epidemic levels in American society. Ready to act, Indiana University Health was among the first large health systems to develop a care network to spark social connection…
To mark American Heart Month in February, Northern Light Health is “glowing red” all month and sharing tips for heart-healthy exercise habits and recipes.