Earlier this year we formed the AHA Board of Trustees’ Task Force on Workforce, a key part of our ongoing efforts to sound the alarm about this national emergency and take steps to address it. The task force has worked to identify ideas, policies and solutions to support our current workforce and assure that we have enough health care workers to meet the future needs of our nation.
Jun 24, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Jun 23, 2022 by Rick Pollack
All of America’s hospitals and health systems, regardless of size, location and ownership type have provided essential care to their patients and communities during this historic COVID-19 pandemic, all while facing tremendous financial challenges and pressures.
Jun 17, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Two studies released last week during Community Health Improvement Week highlight the tremendous value hospitals provide to benefit their communities.
Jun 16, 2022 by IFDHE Staff
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This tradition started back in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots – a series of demonstrations that were brought on by the continued mistreatment of LGBTQ+ individuals in New York City.
Hospitals and Health Systems Are Working to Implement Price Transparency Policies and Help Patients Understand CostsJun 16, 2022 by Ariel Levin
The AHA is supporting this activity by highlighting tools that aid patients and align with the new federal price transparency policy.
Chair File: At Next Month’s AHA Leadership Summit, Hear about Workforce, Health Equity, Digital Transformation and MoreJun 13, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
American author and disability rights advocate Helen Keller said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Jun 10, 2022 by Paul B. Hofmann
A number of health care organizations have taken initiatives to address this ongoing national tragedy, but active engagement is needed by more health systems and hospitals already committed to improving community health status.
Jun 10, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Throughout the pandemic — which is still very much ongoing as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to increase — hospitals and health systems have battled many formidable obstacles to continue to treat patients and deliver life-saving care to all who come through their doors.
Jun 9, 2022 by Chara Stewart Abrams
Building on the success of our previous CHNA process, CHRISTUS Health enhanced the current cycle by partnering with Metopio to include our first systemwide community survey and approaching it through a health equity lens.
Jun 6, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that we are all connected.