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Essential hospitals improve population health through innovative approaches to address the social determinants of health and promote community-integrated health care. Several presentations on population health at VITAL2018, our annual meeting, highlighted key insights from population health leaders.

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Discover how essential hospitals are providing housing as health care to patients and their local communities to reduce housing instability and improve health outcomes.

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Boston Medical Center’s contribution will help finance new housing, retail, and job creation in neighborhoods where its patients live and work.

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Participants learned how Henry Ford Health System collaborates with local partners to revitalize community infrastructure and act on social determinants of health.

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Attendees learned how East Alabama Medical Center’s innovative Faith Community Nurse program creates a bridge between faith communities and the medical community through spiritual and physical healing.

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An overview of population health, and how America’s Essential Hospitals can help members develop, implement, and grow population health initiatives.

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How experts at UChicago Medicine are advancing health equity through their CLAS standards assessment and strategic plan.

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The project will support essential hospitals in building a foundation for population health improvement activities, assembling and aligning needed resources, and achieving community-integrated health care.

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UTMB’s Community Health Program/Chronic Disease Education project provides care and disease management services to vulnerable and other high‐risk patients in need of assistance.

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The report is the last in a series of five by an ad hoc committee focused on social risk factors that affect the health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries.

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The legislation, expected to quickly receive the president's signature, includes two key advocacy goals for the association: risk adjustment of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and partial relief from hospital outpatient department payment cuts.

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With their vote, senators have helped level the playing field for essential hospitals by risk adjusting readmissions measures that unfairly penalize hospitals for factors outside their control.

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Essential hospitals thank House lawmakers for voting to protect access to health care services for vulnerable patients and underserved communities by accounting for patients' social and economic status in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP).

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The publication highlights which approaches work best, what barriers essential hospitals face, and how to transfer this work to other communities.

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With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Essential Hospitals Institute developed the road map to guide hospitals toward, and overcome barriers to, population health improvement activities.

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A web forum series cosponsored by America's Essential Hospitals features a presentation on improving population health using the Community-Centered Health Home model.

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This is the fourth of five reports from an ad hoc committee to identify social risk factors affecting health outcomes of Medicare beneficiaries.

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Hear about findings and future plans that have developed from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation population health grant.

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Learn more about the NYC Health + Hospitals’ 250-organization collaborative working together under the DSRIP program

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America’s Essential Hospitals supports H.R. 5273, the Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act. Section 102 of the bill would help level the playing field for essential hospitals in Medicare's readmissions reduction program.

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Learn how transportation services relate to the wellness of patients and what role essential hospitals play in addressing community needs.

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Reports from the Health and Medicine Division — formerly IOM — find that incorporating social determinants into EHRs would reduce disparities in care.

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CDC will host two webinars this month to discuss a program to educate health care professionals about the social factors that affect overall health.

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Take a closer look at one of the population health issues essential hospitals face - hunger and food insecurity.

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Material note association concerns about, and help members prepare for, April 21 public release of Hospital Compare star ratings.

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American Academy of Pediatrics recommends pediatricians ask patients or their caregivers about access to basic needs and refer them to nutrition and housing resources when necessary.

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$2.6 million grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation will support work to provide legal services to children and families living under the poverty line to achieve better health and justice outcomes.

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Accountable Health Communities to test whether clinical and community-based services alignment can improve care quality and affordability. CMS offers webinars on grant application process; letters of intent are due Feb. 8.

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