Conducted by Nielsen on behalf of the AHA’s CEO Roundtable, this survey report which provides actionable guidance to employers to build a corporate culture of health and improve employee health and well-being in areas important to employees. The insights offer a valuable framework for companies to consider as they work to determine measureable improvement in
Research reports, white papers, and policy research documents related to the Center’s work Policy Position Statements The AHA’s policy positions in the areas of heart disease and stroke prevention and research are based on expertise from the science and policy arenas. These positions form the basis for the association’s advocacy efforts. Our Policy Statements Vibrant
This research report measured disparities by race and ethnicity, such as awareness in heart disease risk, signs, and symptoms; acculturation; treatment; and barriers to taking preventive action. The findings indicate that discrepancies persist among white and minority women.
Two products from a December 2016 workshop convened by the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are available. The workshop explored how a variety of community-based organizations create and maintain innovative and sustainable approaches to multisector community health partnerships. Speakers discussed what makes those partnerships effective in engaging
The Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in June 2016 to examine the implementation of evidence-based prevention by communities. Community needs and characteristics dictate the kinds of programs and policies that are implemented and help determine whether they succeed or fail. The topics of scaling
An individual’s health status is shaped in part by external influences, such as community-wide factors, that can contribute to health inequities. Currently in the United States, the burdens of disease and poor health and the benefits of wellbeing and good health are inequitably distributed with negative consequences for the nation’s wellbeing, prosperity, and economic competitiveness.