Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI)

Dec 19, 2022
Hospitals and health systems are working to address the upstream, root causes of health inequities by making investments to improve the health and well-being of communities for the long-term. This blog explores real-world examples from leaders in the field and insights on how to approach this work.
Jun 27, 2022
The Affordable Care Act requires all nonprofit hospitals to complete a community health needs assessment (CHNA) process every three years. While CHNAs are a recent requirement, community health assessments (CHAs) have long been used as a tool by hospitals, public health departments and other social…
Dec 9, 2021
Addressing the differential impact of environmental factors – including climate – on some individuals and communities is increasingly being recognized as a health equity issue. As hospitals and health systems become more intentional in their development and implementation of integrated strategies…
Nov 12, 2021
With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Center for Community Investment (CCI) has been working with six leading health care systems to help them identify community priorities and use their assets — land, financial resources, relationships, expertise, etc. — to invest in pipelines…
Nov 25, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are forming partnerships to create a network of services that better address the social and legal needs of vulnerable populations. These medical-legal partnerships are advancing health equity and improving community health and well-being. Medical-legal services include…
Oct 21, 2020
Engaging in sustainable, effective and equitable partnerships is crucial in meeting community needs related to COVID-19 and its associated economic fallout, as well as for accelerating racial and social equity. This webinar highlights AHA members’ approaches to addressing community and population…
Apr 29, 2020
During Community Health Improvement Week, AHA encourages everyone to join us in honoring the dedication, courage and kindness of hospital and community health professionals whose service helps us enjoy healthier and happier lives. Learn More
Oct 18, 2019
This webinar will follow Parkview’s progress as they share risk for populations and the continuous growth of their population health care management programs. It also will describe the multiple approaches taken to identify high-risk populations and how to build a physician-led care management…
Oct 15, 2019
In this webinar, the Center for Community Investment will share the basics about capital investment and how hospitals and health systems can leverage their existing resources for greater impact on health in their communities.
Aug 17, 2019
These webinars outline the importance and impact of the 4Ms Framework, detail the benefits of joining the AHA Action Community, and highlight bright spots in the field integrating Age-Friendly care into their hospitals and health systems.