Community engagement widens the possibilities for care improvement. These resources feature best practices for strengthening partnerships and integrating diverse perspectives to your planning.
In this report from University of California, Berkeley, community-based research culminates in lessons and best practices for advancing health equity and building healthier communities.
By following the principles of partnership set forth in this population health resource, organizations can leverage strengths to improve community health.
Researchers conducted 50 interviews with healthcare providers and community leaders, revealing lessons and best practices in identifying and addressing community health needs. Read AHA's report.
As AHA notes, "Building a Culture of Health means creating a society that gives all individuals an equal opportunity to leave the healthiest life they can." See AHA's framework to get started,
This four-page resource features proven guidelines to support community health inititaives—plus discussion questions for reflection and strategizing within your organization.
Hospital Engagement, Action and Leadership is a bold, three-year initiative to reduce violence and improve health through neighborhood engagement. Read the report.
What is a community-based approach? Learn more about services and support in the context of child and youth welfar.
Asset-based community development has five key assets: individuals, associations, institutions, physical assets and connections. Get more information in this four-page resource.
Complete this basic assessment to gauge your institution's progress in improving community health—and idenitfy key steps to take going forward.
The Chicago Department of Public Health presents findings from the recent community health assessment and a five-year framework for action.
The George Washington University's resource aims to support implementation of the Affordable Care Act's community health needs assessment provisions applicable to certain hospitals.
Looking to enact meaningful change at the individual, community and system level? This two-page flyer is a great starting point for refining your hospital-based strategy.
WHO views public health challenges through a global lens. Review resources for using community parternships to improve quality of services, access to care and health equity.