Population/Community Health

May 14, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will use $7.4 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act to recruit and hire public health workers to respond to the pandemic and prepare for future public health challenges, the White House announced.
May 11, 2021
In June 2019, the American Hospital Association (AHA) celebrated Community Health Improvement (CHI) Week, a national event to recognize the important role hospitals, health systems and communities have in advancing health and well-being.
May 7, 2021
Enhancing Understanding of Your Community’s Health and Social Needs — Together  Wednesday, June 9, 2021  1 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern; 12 - 1:30 p.m. Central; 10 - 11:30 a.m. Pacific Bridging the Sectors:  Integrating Health and…
May 6, 2021
Providence, Henry Ford Health System and Northwell Health joined with other health care providers to form Truveta, a platform that de-identifies data and uses artificial intelligence to mine datasets, providing new insights into the unique needs of their patient populations.
May 3, 2021
The factors that influence health are present in all aspects of our lives — in our own homes, in our communities and in society as a whole. In theory, this gives each of us the opportunity to improve and maintain our health, with support from hospitals and other providers, community-based…
Apr 19, 2021
Four in 10 transgender women surveyed in seven U.S. cities in 2019-2020 were HIV positive, including nearly two-thirds of African American/Black and one-third of Hispanic/Latina respondents, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Apr 9, 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rochelle Walensky M.D., declared racism “a serious public health threat,” and said the agency would accelerate its work to address racism as a fundamental driver of racial and ethnic health inequities in the United States.
Apr 7, 2021
Minority Health Month (April) and Black Maternal Health Week (April 11-17) provide an opportunity for hospitals and health systems to discuss childbirth risks for communities of color.