Promoting Healthy Communities

Jun 11, 2021
Hospital and community collaborations drive meaningful change to meet basic human needs, improve care and advance innovation, writes AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., president and CEO of Providence, in an op-ed published today in Modern Healthcare.
Jun 4, 2021
On this AHA podcast, Kate Sommerfeld, president of social determinants of health at ProMedica, discusses how the health system leveraged community partnerships to address the social and economic issues.
Apr 21, 2021
For this podcast, we honor our hospital heroes and focus on a year in the life of King’s Daughters Medical Center, Brookhaven, Mississippi from the perspective of KDMC's CEO, Alvin Hoover.
Feb 18, 2021
Place-based investment, otherwise known as community investment, helps create the social and physical environments that support community health over the long term. As communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, community investment will be an innovative yet useful strategy for reimagining and…
Feb 5, 2021
Addressing health inequities and collaborating to create an effective health system for all
Jan 14, 2021
Insights from the AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award Winners Tuesday, February 2, 2021  12 - 1 p.m. Eastern; 11 - 12 p.m. Central; 9 - 10 a.m. Pacific  
Jun 4, 2020
The AHA is sharing new case studies, leadership blogs and tools every day this week to mark Community Health Improvement Week.
Apr 22, 2020
In this podcast, Darren Henson, AHA’s director at the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity, explores how despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Loyola University Medical Center – serving the Chicago area – remains committed to its partnership with a community-driven, multi-sector coalition.…
Feb 27, 2020
Smoking, diabetes and hospital readmission rates fall and exercising and healthy eating increases in communities where hospitals and health systems use effective strategies to encourage healthy behavior changes, writes Nancy Myers, vice president of leadership and system innovation at the AHA…
Feb 21, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers a host of materials to help community partners, including health care organizations, prevent suicide among veterans.