AHA Stat Blog


Jan 29, 2020 by Sean Thornton
During the yearlong Hospital Community Cooperative pilot program, 10 hospital and community organization teams achieved 300 sustainable community health improvement outputs and promoted health equity. Learn more about the HCC’s initial success as the program grows in 2020.
Jan 29, 2020 by Jay Bhatt, D.O.
In this AHA Stat Blog, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, discusses a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant awarded to AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Jan 27, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
America’s health care workers are a special group of people.
Jan 24, 2020 by Rick Pollack
AHA released its 2020 Environmental Scan which offers an overview of the trends, statistics and economic forecasts likely to affect patients and providers at every level of care.
Jan 22, 2020 by Jay Bhatt, D.O., by Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, M.D
U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, M.D., and Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, write that American maternal health must improve, and they outline actions health care leaders should take to improve outcomes.
Jan 22, 2020 by Maryjane Wurth
Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer, shares strategies and insights gleaned from last week’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
Jan 22, 2020 by Tom Nickels
Tom Nickels, AHA executive vice president, responds to a PhRMA-funded study that attempts to deflect blame for a growing crisis of their own making – the skyrocketing costs of drugs.
Jan 17, 2020 by Rick Pollack
“Human trafficking exists all around us.” That’s a quote from Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar during his visit to Atlanta this week to meet with human trafficking victims.
Jan 15, 2020 by Andrew Jager
A new thought leadership video series highlights key takeaways to create and sustain a culture of transformational performance improvement at health care organizations, writes Andrew Jager, director, population health, at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Jan 13, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
Health care professionals are driven by heart. They are energized by a challenge to improve the lives of others. And they are dedicated to always doing what’s best for our patients. This mission has fueled me throughout my career, and it’s the reason I’m looking forward to working with all of you during my year as chair of the AHA Board of Trustees.