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Jan 23, 2023 by Aisha Syeda
According to the CDC, 80% of pregnancy-related deaths can be prevented; that’s a 20% increase from previous years. Know why? That’s the theme for today’s Maternal Health Awareness Day – Know Why. Maternal Health Awareness Day, Jan. 23, shines a light on the many complex factors contributing to maternal health deaths and amplifies promising initiatives to combat the rising rates of maternal morbidity and mortality.
Jan 23, 2023 by Denise Brooks-Williams
Jan 23, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
For the past 125 years, the AHA has been a tireless advocate for the health care field, patients, and communities.
Jan 20, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
“Hospitals and health systems come in all shapes and sizes, but at the end of the day, you’re providing care to people.
Jan 13, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Hospitals and health systems have a special role to play in helping to realize Dr. King’s dream of a truly just society.
Jan 11, 2023 by Jonathan B. Perlin, M.D., PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Joint Commission
The past couple of years have not been easy for health care. As health systems and hospitals continue to recover from the financial, physical and emotional burdens brought on by COVID-19, they also face immense challenges — including staffing shortages and health care worker burnout.
Jan 9, 2023
John Haupert is president and CEO of Grady Health System, a public, academic health system serving metro Atlanta and Georgia.
Jan 6, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
The convening of the 118th Congress this week is a reminder of Washington’s highly-charged political environment.