Essential hospitals serve a critical role in meeting public health needs by improving population health and preparing for and responding to natural disasters and other crises. Members of America’s Essential Hospitals are on the front lines responding to disasters across the country, from severe storms and infectious disease outbreaks to mass shootings and other emergencies.
As community resources for highly specialized emergency and intensive care, communities rely on the trauma services essential hospitals provide, including burn, psychiatric, pediatric, and neonatal intensive care.
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HHS released the second edition of the Million Hearts Hypertension Control Change Package, a compilation of concepts, ideas, and evidence- and practice-based tools and resources used by health centers and clinics to improve hypertension control.view more »
In Philadelphia, leaders at association member Einstein Healthcare Network opened a dedicated CORE+ unit to provide post-acute care for COVID-19 patients.view more »
Essential hospitals The MetroHealth System, Nebraska Medicine, and ChristianaCare share their work to promote staff resilience and well-being.view more »
The Partnership For Disaster Health Response grant offers $6 million for two partnerships to improve disaster readiness and response across the delivery system.view more »
The webpage documents the health system’s response to the June 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting and encourages other hospitals to create disaster response plans.view more »
Orlando Regional Medical Center has turned the June 2016 nightclub shooting into an opportunity to help other hospitals and communities prepare for, and recover from, mass casualty events.view more »
Detroit hospital among first in nation to deploy state-of-the-art BrightMatter brain surgery technology, which will make possible operations that previously were too risky to perform.view more »
New York’s Bellevue Hospital Center to join Emory University and University of Nebraska Medical Center in collaboration with federal agencies.view more »
Howard University Hospital treats DC Metro accident victims after smoke emergencyview more »
Mobile office concept and cost-efficient use of staff dramatically reduces patients’ depressive and psychological symptoms.view more »
BMC researchers found that geriatrics clinicians feel complex stressors when caring for an older family memberview more »