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How to Attract, Engage, and Retain Top VETERAN Talent in 2024

It’s time to move beyond being ‘military-friendly’ and take the next step: becoming truly military-ready. Understanding the challenges veterans face while transitioning out of active service and into civilian careers is critical to successfully onboarding, engaging, and retaining US veterans. In this webinar Military Connected will dive into these topics, in order to help attendees […]

Howard University Hospital Addressing Community Health Issues

  Howard University Hospital is part of the DC Healthy Communities Collaborative that develops the Community Health Improvement Plan, which is the result of community engagement and a year-long strategic planning process. Howard University Hospital is committed to improve community health in the District of Columbia by proactively addressing community health issues through shared vision, […]

DCHA Abstract Competition Open

The purpose of the Abstract Competition, as part of the 2024 Health Care & Innovation Summit (formerly known as the Patient Safety & Quality Summit) on October 30, is to stimulate systematic investigation by health care professionals, provide a venue to share innovative and effective programs, showcase unique projects, and encourage networking among peers with […]

MedStar Health Shows Commitment to Advancing Community Health

Throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, MedStar Health works with communities to increase health care access and provide education. Their goal is to improve the health and well-being of all residents as they serve patients, those who care for them, and communities. In Fiscal Year 22, MedStar Health contributed $470 million to programs and […]

Howard University Hospital Community Health Improvement Plan

Howard University Hospital’s Commitment to the Community Since the hospital’s inception, advancing health equity has been central to Howard University Hospital’s (HUH) mission. HUH sponsors numerous programs and initiatives to promote overall wellness and educate individuals on their health care needs and options to ultimately improve the overall health of the community: Faith-Based Partnerships By […]

Patient Safety Awareness Week

During Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 10-16, join us in thanking DC hospitals for the safe patient care they provide, and we thank you for entrusting DC hospitals with your care. Learn more at dcha.org. BridgePoint Hospital Capitol Hill BridgePoint Hospital National Harborside Children’s National The George Washington University Hospital Howard University Hospital MedStar Georgetown […]

Sibley Memorial Hospital Identifies Community Health Priorities

Sibley Memorial Hospital used the Community Health Improvement Guiding Principles proposed by the Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) Community Benefits Advisory Council to help guide its collective commitment and efforts. They are as follows: Partnering with those community leaders and community-based organizations that serve as stewards to guide and educate JHM to best serve the needs […]

Healthy Hospital Initiative Live Cooking Competition

The District of Columbia Hospital Association is hosting a friendly, live cooking competition at the DC Central Kitchen on April 6 from Noon – 2 pm for hospital chefs to highlight healthy and low-sodium recipes as part of the Healthy Hospital Initiative. A panel of judges look forward to rating your dishes on taste, nutritional value, use […]

December 2023 Utilization Report

  Most utilization metrics saw a decrease from November to December with the exception of emergency department visits and psychiatric admissions. While ED visits present their highest volume in the past 15 months, ambulatory surgeries on the other hand saw their biggest decrease in volumes this month going from -4% below the pre-COVID baseline in […]

Food as Medicine: A Whole Health Strategy Webinar Recording

  Food as Medicine transcends traditional nutrition approaches by recognizing the inherent power of what we consume to influence and enhance our total well-being. Join Dr. Kofi Essel and the Healthy Hospital Initiative as we delve into Food as Medicine in health care settings; strategies to seamlessly incorporate Food as Medicine within complex health systems; […]

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