Population/Community Health

Keeping you at the forefront of health care transformation and rebuilding means looking around the curve to what’s ahead. In Futurescan 2024, experts in the field explore key trends that will transform health care over the next five years. Join renowned futurist Ian Morrison, Ph.D., for a webinar…
Futurescan 2024 is the latest in a series of publications for health care leaders that the American Hospital Association’s Society for Health Care Strategy…
Hospitals and health systems are leading exciting initiatives to encourage healthy behaviors and improve the health of individuals and communities. Health behaviors are individual choices that are affected by socio-economic factors and the physical environment. Investing in promoting positive…
Learn how hospitals and health systems are partnering with other organizations to advance population health in their communities, to validate your thoughts and approaches and get new ideas from peers.
How can health care organizations proactively help the public to better understand their personal and family risk for cancer and encourage them to seek genetic testing? In 2015, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology—a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing genomic technology and sciences—…
Several years ago, Saint Francis Healthcare system launched its first "Pink Up" campaign, which was designed to increase breast cancer awareness, promote early detection, and offer free mammograms to those in need. In 2016 the health system ramped up its fundraising and outreach efforts to turn the…
How can marketing and public relations practitioners help their organizations make a measurable difference in population health? At Onslow Memorial Hospital (OMH) in North Carolina, Amy Cain-Sousa, senior vice president of public relations/marketing, has found that creating an online community…
This presentation will discuss how this framework can guide health system responses to the opioid epidemic, highlight insights from patterns in county-level geographic variation, and identify tactics health systems can deploy to improve performance.
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation has developed a Comprehensive Opioid Response with the 12 steps as a solution to treating people with opioid addiction, which engages and activates community resources, providers, physicians, families, and the patient for optimal outcomes. Learn how they engaged…