AHA Stat Blog


by Rebecca B. Chickey, MPH, Senior Director, Behavioral Health Services
Today we’re proud to share some recent AHA resources surrounding behavioral health.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
The AHA has excellent resources to help hospital and health system teams encourage patients and people in their communities to get vaccinated against the flu, COVID-19 and RSV.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Cyber criminals are probing the defenses of health care providers every second of every day.
by Chris DeRienzo
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal wants you to believe that many of our nation’s emergency departments are incapable of caring for children.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
Teams at hospitals and health systems understand that social needs and economic circumstances have a significant impact on an individual’s health and well-being.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
As we move into fall and winter, we know the viruses that cause respiratory disease will usually circulate more heavily in communities.
by Benjamin Finder
Emerging research has confirmed what hospitals and health systems have been saying again and again and again – that 2022 was among the most financially challenging year the hospital field has experienced, and that recovery remains challenging.
by Melinda Hatton
A recent paper funded by the objective-sounding organization the “National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation” adds to the growing list of commercial health insurer-backed, bias-riddled research aimed at diverting attention away from that industry’s troubling practices. This time they claim to have found a link between hospital consolidation and access for people covered by Medicaid.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
On today’s episode, I talk with Greg Bentz, board chair of Saint Luke’s Health System, based in Kansas City, Mo., and chair of the AHA Committee on Governance.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
As we’ve seen from recent media reports, Congress — and especially the House right now — continues to struggle to put together a plan to keep the government funded and avoid a potential shutdown that few want to see.