The news is filled daily with accounts of conflict around the globe … notably Russia’s war against Ukraine, but other potential clashes bubble near the surface, such as military action by China aga
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Nov 11, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Nov 10, 2022
Health care organizations receive free guidance on providing age-friendly care, part of the seven-month Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community led by the American Hospital Association
Nov 7, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Two issues that a majority of Americans have agreed on during this election cycle are concerns about the economy and inflation.
Nov 4, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
There are many significant milestones in our nation’s history of voting.
Nov 1, 2022 by Ariel Levin
Starting today and going through Jan. 15, 2023, individuals and families may buy or change their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces.
Chair File: Leadership Dialogue — Discussing Environmental Sustainability in Health Care with Joanne Conroy, M.D., CEO and President of Dartmouth HealthOct 31, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, I talk with Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., CEO and president of Dartmouth Health. Conroy also is the Chair-elect Designate of the AHA Board of Trustees.
Oct 28, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
After Election Day, lawmakers will return to Washington to consider many important issues, including funding the government, the annual must-pass defense bill, hurricane aid, election reform and tax extenders.
Oct 25, 2022 by Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership , by Nancy MacRae, CEO of the Emergency Nurses Association
Saturday’s senseless violence at Methodist Dallas Medical Center that took the lives of two health care workers has stunned the health care community across the country.
Oct 24, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Hospital and health system teams today not only are caring for one patient at a time but also improving the health of their communities.
Third Party Cyber Risk is Your Cyber Risk. How to Understand, Mitigate and Prepare for Third Party Cyber Risk ExposureOct 21, 2022 by John Riggi, National Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk, AHA
It’s a sad fact that hospitals and health care systems continue to be a prime target for cyber criminals.
Oct 21, 2022 by Ashley Thompson - AHA Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development
Hospitals serving marginalized urban communities need additional federal support so they can meet their mission of advancing health for the patients and communities they serve.
Oct 21, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
The health care field continues to be a top target for cybercriminals.
Oct 17, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Who remembers paper road maps? Before GPS navigation systems and navigation apps on mobile phones, people would unfold an unwieldy paper map and use it to plan and track progress on their journey.
Oct 14, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
That commitment to being always there and ready to care is being tested as hospitals and health systems navigate historic workforce shortages, broken supply chains, rapid inflation that has increased the cost of caring, and other severe financial pressures that could jeopardize access to care.
Oct 13, 2022 by Ogechi Emechebe
Our most recent Health Equity Innovation Summit took place Oct. 10 in AHA’s Region 6, which includes members from North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Minnesota. This one-day event brought together C-suite hospital leaders, community members and patient advocates to explore regional challenges and co-develop potential solutions to accelerate actions to advance health equity.
Oct 10, 2022 by Molly Smith - Group Vice President for Public Policy, American Hospital Association, by Benjamin Finder
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released a paper that includes several policy options ostensibly intended to reduce health insurance premiums.
Oct 10, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
It’s that time of year again … time to get a flu vaccine. We know that getting a flu vaccine is the best defense against seasonal influenza viruses and potentially severe consequences including hospitalization and death. And this flu season, many people can get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster at the same time.
Oct 7, 2022
The AHA is committed to helping hospitals and health systems support their people today, prepare them for tomorrow and build a pathway for the future.
Oct 3, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Each year the AHA Quest for Quality Prize recognizes hospitals and health systems that are achieving high-quality care and improving community health. The AHA heartily encourages your organization to apply for the 2023 award.
Sep 30, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
With fall in full swing, there are two easy steps that individuals can take to protect themselves and their families against illness – get a flu shot and get a COVID-19 vaccination or booster.