"Street Nurse" brings care to the homeless

AHA News

street-nurseAmanda Buccina, R.N., is the “Street Nurse” of Sacramento, Calif. She spends every workday caring for the city’s homeless residents.

The Street Nurse program began in March 2016 as a collaboration between Sacramento-based Sutter Health and WellSpace Health, a community health center.

Some 5,000 city... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: population health, Community health, Community Connections, Caregivers, access, care coordination

Hospital engages community to help heal young victims of violence

AHA News

praise-danceIn the African-American festival of Kwanzaa, Ujima is a day to celebrate collective work that builds and maintains a community.  

That collective spirit inspires Project Ujima, the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s effort to build and maintain a community around young victims of violence.

The Milwaukee... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: population health, Community health, Community Connections, Caregivers

Planning for National Hospital Week: May 10-16

AHA News

National Hospital Week (NHW) is May 10-16. Many hospitals and health systems commemorate the week by celebrating the employees, volunteers and others who contribute to their collective work. For those planning events or other activities, NHW-branded gifts, giveaways and awards are still available for... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: Community health, Caregivers, leadership

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