Population/Community Health

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.
May 3, 2021
AHA and AHA Community Health Improvement (ACHI) invite you to join us for Community Health Improvement Week 2022, a time to recognize and honor those working in partnership to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities.
Aug 30, 2022
Medicare pays most acute-care hospitals under the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS). Some of these hospitals receive additional support from Medicare to help address potential financial challenges associated with being rural, geographically isolated and low volume.
Aug 29, 2022
This session will explain how to collect Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) data and create a dataset of multiple sources of information, a process that will help providers understand how SDOH impacts the community. Session participants will also learn how to set up their dashboard and a series…
Aug 29, 2022
The session will discuss the electronic referral platform’s use and role in connecting patients with community-based services, how Community Health Workers assist patients with identified health-related social needs, and the process of developing programs to meet specific needs. In addition,…
Aug 29, 2022
This session will cover how to set up the initial process of an Social Determinants of Health (SODH) screener that aligns with your community’s risk factors and addresses the social needs of interest. This will include a detailed explanation on question definitions and how to measure a patient’s…
Aug 22, 2022
Some 57 million rural Americans depend on their hospital as an important source of care as well as a critical component of their area's economic and social fabric. In many areas, there is growing concern…that fabric is starting to fray.
Aug 15, 2022
The work that hospitals and health systems are doing to improve the overall health of their communities is just as important as the work to treat injuries and diseases.
Aug 2, 2022
Honorees Videos and interviews can be seen on AHA’s YouTube channel. 2021 Quest for Quality Honorees* 2021 Winner: Yale New Haven Health 2021 Finalist: Memorial Healthcare System 2021 Finalist: Yuma Regional Medical Center-->2021 Honorees The 2021 AHA Quest for Quality Prize winner is…
Aug 2, 2022
This page shows the Population and Community Health Advisory Committee and the population health team at the Center for Health Innovation.