HPOE/HRET/AHA Guides

Hospital Approaches to Interrupt the Cycle of Violence

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Hospitals and care systems are uniquely positioned to play an integral role preventing violence in their communities. Evidence shows that hospital-based violence intervention programs reduce violence, save lives and decrease health care costs. This guide offers hospital leaders a model for hospital-based violence intervention that can be tailored to each community’s unique needs.

The Association for Community Health Improvement's recent conference focused on violence presention. Rochelle Dicker, MD, Director, San Francisco Wraparound Project, San Francisco General Hospital and Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, Consultant, Spencer Stuart gave an energizing speech. Listen to the keynote now.

Additional Resources

Chair Files December 5th, 2016

Improving the health of communities where people live, work and play is more important than ever.......

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HPOE Live Webinars December 5th, 2016

Creating a Health-Equitable Organization at Navicent Health December 5, 2016 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET | ......

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Infographics December 1st, 2016

When hospitals engage community members and patients in the community health assessment process, ......

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