In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In addition, addressing mental health needs during this crisis is becoming increasingly important. In part one of this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, discusses the value of telehealth to address behavioral health issues and poses questions for leadership teams with Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, and Arpan Waghray, M.D., executive medical director for behavioral medicine at Swedish Health Services in Seattle and chief medical officer at Well Being Trust. The AHA and NQF partnered to create Redesigning Care: A How-To Guide for Telebehavioral Health.
AHA, Other Health Organizations Urge Senate to Include Provider Relief Funding In Reconciliation Package
The AHA along with eight other health organizations urge Congress to provide additional funding for health care providers in the current reconciliation package.
During an AHA virtual briefing for lawmakers and staff, leaders from three health systems — One Brooklyn Health System, Grady Health System, and The Hospitals…
During a Feb. 23 AHA Advocacy Day briefing, AHA provided hospital and health system leaders with the latest intelligence from Capitol Hill and the information…
Advancing Health Podcast
In this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Janine Adjo, M.D., chair and director of the pediatric residency program at SBH Health System Bronx, shares how she…
Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care Launches New Ad Campaign Urging Congress to Provide Critical COVID-19 Relief
The Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care, of which the AHA is a founding member, today launched a new TV ad urging Congress to provide critical resources…
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and its top focus will be passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation.