America's Essential Hospitals
is gathering resources and promising practices to support essential hospitals and their partners in advancing population health.
This site provides a resource for hospitals on the journey to community-integrated health care and working to combat structural racism. Learn more about how our hospitals address social and economic factors that influence health and quality of life, take a virtual tour of population health and antiracist programs nationwide, and share a program of your own! Check back often—we continue to add new programs and resources.
Find Innovative Programs
Learn from essential hospitals around the country with this interactive map
Explore the Resource Library
Browse a full library of population health resources
Download the Milestones
The Milestones for Community-Integrated Health Care at Essential Hospitals document identifies activities in which essential hospitals can engage as they begin to work outside their walls.
The deep racial and ethnic inequities that exist today are a direct result of structural racism: the historical and contemporary policies, practices, and norms that create and reinforce ways to perpetuate racial group inequity. Structural racism is a social determinant of health, as well as a root cause of many other social determinants of health. Combating this issue can improve the lives of all.Explore the Resource Library for Structural Racism Resources »
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