Social Determinants of Health

Nov 15, 2018
The AHA commended the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation for adopting a holistic approach to examining the links between social risk factors, health care outcomes and value-based payment programs.
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.
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 16, 2020
Access to potentially life-saving mammograms is more difficult for women who face with social determinants of health such as low-income, lack of transportation or the inability to take time off from work.
Oct 14, 2020
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…
Oct 13, 2020
The Hospital Community Cooperative (HCC) program is catalyzing place-based collaborative projects that accelerate data-driven strategies and directly address health-related social needs (HRSNs) for specific patient populations and, more broadly, social determinants of health for entire communities.
Oct 13, 2020
There are 10 teams participating in the HCC program from around the country; they are featured here, along with community partners and descriptions of their projects.
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Oct 13, 2020
HCC’s mission is to promote community health and development by connecting people, ideas, and resources, and create the next generation of sustainable clinical-community partnerships in the process. HCC’s vision, structure, program staff, and national advisory committee members are included here as…
Oct 13, 2020
HCC toolkits, guides, and other resources made available to HCC program teams and the broader field are available here. This section can help hospitals and communities alike learn more about related efforts and begin their own journey towards health equity.
Oct 12, 2020
HCC toolkits, guides, and other resources made available to HCC program teams and the broader field are available here. This section can help hospitals and communities alike learn more about related efforts and begin their own journey towards health equity.