Community Benefit- Events

CHA coordinates a number of community benefit-related events throughout the year, including seminars and webinars. Each is designed to assist community benefit professionals with planning and delivering effective programs. Registration for most CHA-related events is conducted online.

If you would like to receive emails about CHA's community benefit networking offerings please contact CHA.

Upcoming Events

Be sure to check our Calendar of Events for a full listing of upcoming events.

Past Events

2018 Community Benefit Program Evaluation Webinar Series Recordings

Recordings from CHA/Vizient's webinar series on community benefit program evaluation are now available. The series, based on CHA's guide Evaluating Your Community Benefit Impact, was designed to help community benefit managers document the progress and impact of their programs while meeting Internal Revenue Service and/or funder requirements for program evaluation.  

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View past community benefit webinar recordings


APHA Webinar

Environmental Health and Community Health Benefits: Moving Upstream to Prevent Harm (May 27, 2014)

During a May webinar offered by the American Public Health Association, CHA's Julie Trocchio, senior director for community benefit and continuing care, dispelled myths, highlighted opportunities and shared some initial lessons learned in the first round of Community Health Needs Assessments completed by Catholic Health Association hospitals. Part of the Affordable Care Act, these assessments provide new opportunities for the public health community and clinical care community to collaborate for improved environmental health outcomes.

CBISA Online™ Training Opportunities

Lyon Software's CBISA Online™ is a comprehensive software program designed to meet the community benefit reporting needs of health care organizations.

Training is encouraged for all CBISA users, but especially for those who are new to the software. For new users, Lyon Software offers free, web-based training that takes place in four, consecutive, one-hour sessions and covers the basics of navigation, data entry, quantifiable statistics and narrative records. For a small fee, health systems of two or more hospitals can arrange for a full day of on-site, comprehensive, hands-on training that can be customized depending on group needs. In the near future Lyon Software will offer additional hands-on training courses covering a variety of topics at locations across the country.

Schedule information and registration forms are available at Check the website often for new training opportunities, educational workshops and webinars.

Pre-Assembly Program Handouts

2017 — Pre-Assembly Community Benefit Program Handouts

2016 — Pre-Assembly Community Benefit Program Handouts

2015 — Innovation and Collaboration for Population Health

2014 — Creating Healthier Communities

Introduction to County Health Roadmaps
(2 per page / 19 pages) (3 per page / 13 pages)

Eliminating Disparities: Improving Outcomes for African American Diabetes Patients
(2 per page / 10 pages) (3 per page / 7 pages)

Leveraging Partnerships in Outcomes-Based CHNA Programming
(2 per page / 10 pages) (3 per page / 7 pages)

2013 — Community Benefit and Strategic Community Partnerships

2012 Strategies to Improve Community Health