Population/Community Health

Jun 19, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory warning of an uptick over the last year in meningococcal disease in which isolates show the gene associated with penicillin resistance and mutations associated with ciprofloxacin resistance.
Jun 11, 2020
Loyola Medicine has maintained a strong partnership with its neighboring communities in Chicago’s near western suburbs. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, this health system-community partnership helped residents in these economically-challenged communities in many ways, including providing nutritious…
Jun 10, 2020
2020 Committee Members Karen Wells (Chair) Past Chair CHRISTUS St. Vincent Health System Santa Fe, NM   Schonay M. Barnett-Jones Board Member Children’s National Medical Center Washington, DC   Nancy Combs, MA Director of Community Health Integration (retired) Henry Ford Health…
Jun 9, 2020
Each June “What Matters to You?” Day aims to encourage meaningful conversations between people who provide and receive health and social care.
Jun 4, 2020
In this podcast, Nancy Myers, vice president of leadership and system innovation at the AHA interviews, Nancy Combs, Henry Ford Health System’s director of community health integration.
Jun 3, 2020
During Community Health Improvement Week, the AHA is sharing stories, resources, tools and leadership blogs that reflect on the importance of community and highlight strong hospital-community partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives.
Jun 1, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack delivers a statement George Floyd’s Death and unrest in America.
May 7, 2020
The American Hospital Association (AHA) celebrates Community Health Improvement Week (CHI Week) June 1-5, 2020. An annual, national event, CHI Week in 2020 will recognize and honor hospitals and communities coming together to protect the health of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 2020
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.
Apr 29, 2020
The first AHA Age-Friendly Health Systems action community concluded this month, with 184 health care teams and 12 allied associations across the U.S. participating.