American Academic Health System, LLC Company Profile

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American Academic Health System owns or manages both academic and community-based acute care hospitals, including Hahnemann University Hospital, the teaching hospital for the Drexel University College of Medicine, and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia; Howard University Hospital, a 145-year-old teaching hospital located on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC; and four general acute care hospitals in Southern California. American Academic is an affiliate of Paladin Healthcare, a national healthcare management company with a proven track record of building strong healthcare delivery networks in urban and suburban areas, including some of the nation’s most diverse communities facing healthcare challenges. For more information, please visit

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Opinion: Pay for performance: a dangerous health policy fad that won’t die

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Looking North: Can A Single-Payer Health System Work In The U.S.?

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The American Legion invites all Fort Wayne, Ind., area veterans and their family members to a town hall meeting to discuss their VA care. The meeting will be held on Apri...

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Contemporary challenges and novel strategies for health-system formulary management.

At the Nexus of Academic and Social Change: The School for the Science of Health Care Delivery.

Population health management and the pharmacist's role.

Population health management: Review of concepts and definitions.

The terms population health, population health improvement, and population health management are discussed.

Intimate Partner Violence, Health, Sexuality, and Academic Performance among a National Sample of Undergraduates.

To determine the association between intimate partner violence (IPV) and academic performance among heterosexual and sexual minority undergraduates, including whether health mediates this relationship...

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Dissemination of Prostate Cancer Screening to PCP's in African American Communities

The aims of this project are to adapt and extend the use of academic detailing to the dissemination of prostate cancer (CaP) screening findings to primary care physicians practicing in Afr...

HIV Prevention Program for African American Teen Males

The purpose of this study is to test if sexual health interventions can reduce the incidence of STIs among African American teens (15 to 21 years old). By doing this study, we hope to help...

Arab American Women's Health Study

This study evaluates how Arab American women's cultural values and sexual health are related to their physical and emotional health. The study will also examine whether engaging in a sexua...

Using a Telemedicine System to Promote Patient Care Among Underserved Individuals

We have established a Telemedicine System for chronic disease management. Based on a personal health record, we have successfully used this system in diverse populations, in over 600 patie...

Urban African-American Community Hypertension Control

To investigate whether a health education program, developed in partnership with the community and delivered by nurse supervised community health workers (CHWs), lowered high blood pressur...

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American Academic Health System, LLC

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