AHA Stat Blog


by Michelle Hood
In a new location for 2024, the 37th Annual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, will be held Feb. 11-14 in Orlando, Fla. The conference brings together senior executives, physician leaders, trustees and nurse executives from the nation's leading rural hospitals and health systems to share powerful insights and strategies to transform rural health care delivery and business practices.
by Melinda Hatton, AHA’s general counsel and secretary
A recent Modern Healthcare article misleadingly suggests that hospitals and health systems provided less charity care between 2020 and 2023. In reality, hospitals’ overall charity care increased over the last three years.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
The AHA recently released the 2024 Health Care Workforce Scan, which identifies and shares strategies and resources that support hospital and health system teams.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
This week, as many of us gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s give thanks for the incredible dedication, compassion and expertise of the people working at hospitals and health systems.
by Anita L.A. Jenkins
From all of us at the American Hospital Association, best wishes for a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
This Thursday is National Rural Health Day, a time to celebrate “the power of rural.”
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
For nearly 250 years, our courageous and selfless veterans have stood up for the nation’s defense, protecting their countrymen and America’s founding ideals at great personal cost.
by Crysta Meekins
AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity at the 38th National Association of Health Services Executives (N.A.H.S.E.) Annual Education Conference in Atlanta hosted Understanding Bias in Black Maternal Health, which included a screening of “Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story.”
by Sue Ellen Wagner
As the role of the board in quality and performance improvement comes into focus, additional support and education in QAPI will ensure that all patients receive safe, high-quality care.