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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.
Jan 5, 2023 by Deborah Sprindzunas and Laura Castellanos
The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, Jones Day and HEAL Trafficking (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkage) recently hosted a special convening, Forced Labor in Health Care Supply Chains: What Hospital Leaders Need to Know, to provide practical information and resources to health care providers.
Dec 16, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Despite unprecedented challenges this year, hospitals and health systems can be proud of the job they do each and every day to care for our families, our friends and our neighbors.
Dec 15, 2022 by Tom Jenike, M.D.
A focus on self-care and well-being is the path to sustained professional success and fulfillment and paramount in running a modernized health care system. For hospitals, health systems and other organizations, wellness should be a long-term commitment and include three key components.
Dec 15, 2022 by Helena Bonfitto, by Benjamin C. Wise
In November, the American Hospital Association hosted a panel session discussing the “next wave of emergency preparedness,” at Becker’s 10th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable in Chicago. This session centered on three priority areas that health care leaders must address to prepare, respond and recover from future public health emergencies: strengthening cross-sector partnerships, building workforce capacity and resilience, and fostering a culture of preparedness.
Dec 13, 2022 by Christine Yu Moutier, M.D.
Here are six tips for health professionals to prioritize their mental wellbeing as we head into the holidays.
Dec 13, 2022 by Joy A. Lewis
Bold. It’s a small but powerful word to describe the efforts of the Institute of Diversity and Health Equity in 2022.