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    Housing and the Role of Hospitals is the latest guide in the social determinants of health series from the AHA, HRET and ACHI. Learn more.

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    HRET developed a playbook to help foster hospital-community partnerships. Learn more.

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    AHA and HRET Community Health Initiatives highlights work in community health. Learn more.

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    AHA and HRET Community Health Initiatives highlights work in community health. Learn more.

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    HRET releases Driving Impact in 2016. Learn more.

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    Take the Pledge to Act to Eliminate Health Care Disparities. Universal and rapid progress in ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality of care is essential to our efforts to meet the changing needs of our communities. Learn more.

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  • Housing and the Role of Hospitals

    This is the latest resource from the AHA, Health Research & Educational Trust and Association for Community Health Improvement, describes how housing instability affects individual’s health and well-being and highlights innovative strategies and approaches for hospitals and health systems to address this issue in their communities. The guide features the work of five U.S. hospitals and health systems that are successfully addressing housing instability in their communities through neighborhood revitalization, care transition programs, supportive services and much more.

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  • A Playbook for Fostering Hospital-Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health

    With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Health Research & Educational Trust has developed a playbook of effective methods, tools and strategies to create new partnerships and sustain successful existing ones. The playbook also incorporates lessons learned from HRET’s Learning in Collaborative Communities cohort, 10 communities from across the U.S. with strong, successful hospital-community partnerships.

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  • Food Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals

    This guide from the American Hospital and Health Research & Educational Trust is the first in a series of forthcoming resources about addressing the determinants of health to improve community health.

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  • Fostering Hospital-Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health Webinar - August 24

    It has become widely known that effective hospital-community partnerships are necessary in building healthier communities and promoting a Culture of Health. This webinar, an extension of the latest guide from the Health Research & Educational Trust and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation entitled, “A Playbook for Fostering Hospital-Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health”, features actionable strategies and lessons learned for cultivating successful partnerships from two strong hospital-community partnerships. Learn how Sinai Health System and St. Mary’s Health System established sustainable partnership structures, addressed many social determinants of health and created a positive impact on health outcomes across the communities they serve.

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  • Food Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals - Webinar Archive

    The American Hospital Association invites you to attend a webinar that is an extension of an upcoming guide “Determinants of Health Series: Food Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals”; featuring innovative practices Arkansas Children’s Hospital and ProMedica have implemented to identify and reduce the prevalence of food insecurity in the communities they serve.

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  • HRET Selects Diane E. Meier as 2017 TRUST Award Recipient

    Dr. Meier is the director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States.

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