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Sep 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic makes working in health care especially exhausting both physically and mentally. These front-line care workers face putting their families and colleagues at risk for exposure to the virus, working extended shift hours and confronting an unimaginable death toll.
Aug 18, 2020
Sustaining hospitals and health systems and positioning them for success moving forward is a chief focus of Navigating a New Reality: Health Care Leaders Confront the Future, a three-day virtual conference, Sept. 14-16, sponsored by the AHA Center for Health Innovation and the Society for Health Care Strategy and Market Development .
Aug 10, 2020
Right before the COVID-19 outbreak occurred, AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) convened more than 65 leaders, trustees and clinicians from rural hospitals across the country at AHA’s annual Rural Conference. We inquired about strategies for health equity in rural communities, as well as these communities’ most common areas of disparity or need.
Jun 22, 2020
Among the many lessons we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is the critical importance of leadership.
May 19, 2020
Marking Mental Health Awareness Month, Robyn Begley, CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, writes that health care workers already faced burnout, addiction and suicide before COVID-19, and it’s important to tackle these issues now.
Apr 22, 2020
AHA featured in numerous media publications.
Apr 21, 2020
When the World Health Assembly designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, they had no idea a pandemic would envelop the world the same year. The convergence of these events is a poignant reminder of nurses’ vital role in caring for patients, comforting families and protecting the health of the community.
Apr 20, 2020
America’s health care workforce is among the most highly skilled and highly trained in the world. But the COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges and exacerbated others.
Mar 10, 2020
Accelerating investment in physician practices by nontraditional players offers hospitals and health systems opportunities to develop thoughtful, targeted physician alignment strategies, writes Mital Patel, senior director, market research and intelligence, at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Mar 9, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are working to address their patients’ social needs and the broader social determinants of health in the communities they serve. This includes societal and environmental conditions such as food, housing, transportation, education, violence, social support, health behaviors and employment.