Community Health Data

Jan 31, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs today published a proposed rule implementing urgent care provisions of the AHA-supported MISSION Act of 2018, which requires the agency to establish a new Veterans Community Care Program by this June.
Oct 17, 2018
Increasing American Hospital Association Members’ Utilization of Community Health Workers on Clinical Care Teams Community health workers (CHW) are community members who work in the community setting and serve as connectors between health care providers and consumers to promote health among groups…
Oct 17, 2018
As a part of the community health worker initiative, the AHA and the NUL hosted the Community Health Worker Consortium in Chicago, IL. Representatives from hospital and health system organizations, federal and state agencies, academic institutions and community-based organizations attended the…
Sep 24, 2018
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week awarded its 2018 Culture of Health Prize to four communities for their commitment to improving health for all residents: Cicero, Ill., Eatonville, Fla., Klamath County, Ore., and San Antonio.
Sep 6, 2018
Heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular events were responsible for more than 2.2 million hospital stays and 415,000 deaths involving adults in 2016, according to a Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun 5, 2018
Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (2007/2016) multipliers for hospitals NAICS Code 62000, released March 2018, applied to Health Forum, 2016 AHA Survey of Hospitals data.
Jun 5, 2018
Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (2007/2016) multipliers for hospitals NAICS Code 62000, released March 2018, applied to Health Forum, 2016 AHA Survey of Hospitals data.
Apr 18, 2018
About four years ago, when the forces of gentrification and revitalization of San Francisco’s Market Street shopping district were in full swing, those in the nearby impoverished Tenderloin neighborhood felt a different kind of change.
Apr 17, 2018
With their mission to improve health and safety in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, the Saint Francis Foundation and the Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership and community groups didn’t take long in early 2014 to identify one large impediment to their goals. The Big Boy Market at the…