Visit the Community Benefit Connect home page and respond to the poll question:
“In the past year, available resources (staff, financial support) for community benefit at my hospital have:
C) Stayed the same.”
Results will be published in our next quarterly newsletter.
Community Benefit Connect founding partner, Maya Dunne, recently presented at the ACHI conference in Dallas.
She was a part of the panel presentation Health and Housing Partnerships – Reducing ER Visits and Homelessness.
Click here to access the presentation slides.
Community Benefit Connect BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER
The purpose of Community Benefit Connect is to support nonprofit hospitals by building a learning community of practitioners who will translate into action community benefit planning, implementation, reporting and evaluation. By creating a number of opportunities for sharing information and asking questions we wish to encourage community benefit professionals to share experiences and make connections. Together we are an online community of practice.
Community Benefit Connect invites you to share your tools and resources. Share the content that matters to you with your Community Benefit colleagues. As a member of Community Benefit Connect, you can upload, search, and download posted community benefit documents. It’s easy… just click the shared documents link, and explore the documents shared by Community Benefit Connect members.
Interest Groups Online Forum
Community Benefit Connect offers online forums for you to collaborate, share ideas and gather information. The Interest Groups are free and available to Community Benefit Connect members.
Ask CB Connect
The purpose of this electronic discussion forum is to encourage professional discussions among individuals interested in community benefit. This forum focuses on ideas, questions, and concerns specific to community benefit and community health improvement.
IRS issues final regulations for charitable hospitals. Community Benefit Connect has the resources you need to understand and comply with the final IRS rules.
On December 29, 2014, the IRS and Treasury Department released final regulations for Hospital Community Benefit. You can access the final rules here.
Notable changes in the final IRS rules for charitable hospitals specific to conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment and adopting an Implementation Strategy can be found in our CB Blog and in the webinar archives presented February 11 by Mark Rukavina.
Resources and tools in our CB Process section have been updated to reflect the new regulations. We will keep you informed as new commentaries and references are made available.
As a member of CB Connect you can access our bimonthly webinars free of charge. All webinars are saved in the archives where you can access them at any time.
Register now for this upcoming webinar. Log in to the site with your member ID and password and then go to the webinar page.
June 17, 11 am PT/2 pm ET
Angelica Baltazar, MSW
Dora Barilla, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Este Geraghty, MD, MPH, MS
FROM OUR BLOG…
Community collaboration provides an effective process for working on community health needs by engaging people, organizations and community resources. One of the ways that we can demonstrate community need is through the involvement of collaborative tax-exempt or government organizations as real partners in activities or programs that improve community health.
Community Benefit Connect Advisor and recognized expert on collaborative practice, Arthur T. Himmelman writes about Community Collaboration that Creates Results.
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