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Jan 25, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
This year, I look forward to continuing AHA’s Leadership Rounds, short conversations on trending topics with health care leaders from around the country.
Jan 22, 2021 by Rick Pollack
“We have much to do, much to repair, much to restore, much to heal, much to build … and much to gain.”
Jan 21, 2021 by John Supplitt
When hundreds of leaders gather virtually February 17–18 for the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, there will be opportunities for you to make, build and renew connections that help innovate and transform health care, through a pioneering approach toward conferencing.
Jan 15, 2021 by Rick Pollack
Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Since it became a federal holiday in 1983, MLK Day has become widely celebrated as a day of public service for individuals, communities and organizations.
Jan 14, 2021 by Michelle Hood
Even as we continue to address COVD-19 challenges, let’s consider the experiences of the past year, looking for lessons learned and opportunities for the future. Here are four major areas that changed during the pandemic and are likely to keep transforming health care in the year ahead.
Jan 12, 2021 by Michelle Hood
The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Virtual Conference and Engagement Experience – one of AHA's flagship events – will be held February 17-18. AHA Executive Vice President Michelle Hood previews the conference designed to help rural health care leaders and trustees propel the transformation to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system.
Jan 11, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
I have no doubt that Americans and people all over the world are looking forward to turning the page to a new year. The challenges the health care field encountered in 2020 due to the global pandemic have been intense both personally and professionally. But hope is growing for 2021 with the initial rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and much more to come. At a time when the country needs us most, hospitals and health care professionals continue to respond with excellence and compassion as we care for patients, families and communities.
Jan 11, 2021 by Patrice Weiss, M.D., by Beverly Philip, M.D.
Making everyone part of the solution and collaborations between clinical and hospital leadership is key to navigating the pandemic. In this third in a four-part series on lessons learned on the front lines, read about how flexibility and preparation aided Henry Ford Health System and Medisys Health Network.
Jan 11, 2021 by Patrice Weiss, M.D., by Beverly Philip, M.D.
Making everyone part of the solution and collaborations between clinical and hospital leadership is key to navigating the pandemic. In this second in a four-part series on lessons learned on the front lines, read about how communication remains a vital component of a strong workforce, both from the top down and bottom up.
Jan 11, 2021 by Patrice Weiss, M.D., by Beverly Philip, M.D.
Making everyone part of the solution and collaborations between clinical and hospital leadership is key to navigating the pandemic. In this final in a four-part series on lessons learned on the front lines, read about the importance of supporting the health care workforce, especially now.