AHA Stat Blog


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.
Dec 13, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is working with NORC at the University of Chicago to
Dec 12, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
When I began my term as AHA board chair in January 2022, the health care field was evolving. Hospitals and health systems were focusing on the immediate needs of responding to the pandemic while also prioritizing vital work on long-term strategies to advance health.
Dec 9, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Challenges. Resilience. Innovation. Opportunities.
Dec 8, 2022
The AdventHealth Orchestra has been a wonderful experience as well as an effective way to address staff burnout and promote resilience and mental health in the workplace.
Dec 5, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
The AHA team is planning a strong lineup of conferences and events for 2023 to keep health care leaders connected and highlight stories of impact, innovation and inspiration.
Dec 2, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
As Congress convenes for its post-election lame-duck session, we are turning up the pressure to secure additional support for hospitals and the patients and communities they serve. We need to put on a full-court press — and that includes all of us reaching out to our senators and representatives — to urge them to include a number of key priorities in a year-end spending package.
Nov 28, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, Wright Lassiter III talks with Eugene Woods, president and CEO of Atrium Health, based in Charlotte, N.C. , about the role of health systems within the U.S. health care system today and how scale can benefit communities and foster innovations.
Nov 21, 2022 by Michelle Hood
AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference offers strategies and resources for accelerating the growth of a stronger rural health system.
Nov 21, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Thanksgiving is a perfect time to express gratitude to the health care professionals in our families, neighborhoods and communities.
Nov 18, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
For more than 400 years, we have paused each fall to give thanks. We do so during good times and bad because most years bring a mixture of both.
Nov 17, 2022 by Christopher Torres
This past July, leaders from hospitals and health systems nationwide gathered for AHA’s Leadership Summit, a celebration of quality in health care and a premiere opportunity for dialogues about how
Nov 14, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Thursday is National Rural Health Day. It’s an opportunity to focus on the vital work that rural hospitals and health systems are doing each and every day to preserve access to high-quality, affordable care.
Nov 11, 2022 by Rich Rasmussen, Former President and CEO, Montana Hospital Association
This year Montana saw its population grow to more than 1.1 million residents, with more than 720,000 living in designated rural areas.