Population/Community Health

Nov 16, 2020
Albert Rizzo, M.D., chief medical officer for the American Lung Association and chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Del., will discuss lung cancer screening to reduce mortality during an AHA Physician Alliance webinar Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. ET.
Nov 12, 2020
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 and treating chronic diseases during the pandemic.
Nov 10, 2020
With the challenges facing resource-stretched hospitals and health systems today, collaboration is needed more than ever to advance community health. Each year, the AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award program recognizes as many as five bright stars in health care for their work to improve community health…
Nov 6, 2020
A new AHA issue brief describes how hospitals and health systems can partner with legal organizations or attorneys to meet patients’ social needs and improve community health.
Nov 6, 2020
The American Hospital Association issue brief “Improving Health Equity Through Medical-Legal Partnerships” discusses how such partnerships are supporting vulnerable populations and improving individual well-being and community health, and highlights case examples and resources.
Nov 3, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched the Nursing Home Resource Center to provide the latest COVID-19 information, guidance and data. CMS said the centralized hub includes resources for clinicians, including facility inspection reports, training and payment policy information.
Oct 28, 2020
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 Health Equity, talks with Essa Mohamed, PhD, Class of 2020 Bush Foundation Fellow and NIH Fellow at Mayo Clinic’s Department of…
Oct 20, 2020
In rural north central Wisconsin, local and state organizations are working together to communicate important health information with the Hmong and Latino communities. Key approaches include building on existing partnerships and relationships, identifying community liaisons to help build trust and…
Oct 19, 2020
Using Data to Understand LGBTQ+ Patient Populations    
Oct 15, 2020
The AHA Oct. 21 at noon ET will host a webinar featuring leaders from Henry Ford Health System, Ascension Wisconsin and Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine discussing their approaches to addressing community and population health as the field moves from pandemic response to…