Boards Addressing Social Needs

Hospital and health system trustees are promoting value in their communities by tackling societal factors that influence the health and well-being of their communities. Joining Priya Bathija, AHA’s vice president of Strategic Initiatives, are three trustees, Bill Menner, Chair at UnityPoint Health, Grinnell Regional Medical Center; and Trustee at UnityPoint Des Moines, Dr. Winfred Parnell, Chairman at Parkland Health & Hospital; and Carolyn F. Scanlan, Vice Chair at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Trustee at Penn Medicine. In this two-part podcast, these trustees will discuss how their boards have made community health a strategic priority for their organizations, and how they prioritize, collaborate, measure and fund these important efforts in partnership with community stakeholders.

Related Resources

AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Scan
The recently launched AHA Living Learning Network (LLN) provides essential resources through a peer-to-peer community of health care professionals dedicated to…
Advancing Health Podcast
Public
Adam Myers, M.D., population health chief at Cleveland Clinic, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about preventing flu…
AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Scan
With the challenges facing resource-stretched hospitals and health systems today, collaboration is needed more than ever to advance community health. Each year…
Advancing Health Podcast
Public
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an…
Case Studies
Member
UCHealth – Aurora, Colo. Innovative Tools Help Consumers Estimate Out-of-pocket Expenses UCHealth is an innovator in providing individualized outof- pocket…
Case Studies
Member
n 2017, Memorial Healthcare System (MHS) launched an online tool for prospective patients to determine their out-ofpocket costs in advance of scheduling a…