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May 26, 2022 by Aaron Wesolowski, by Benjamin Finder
The RAND Corporation’s latest hospital price report is, unfortunately, more of the same.
May 26, 2022 by Bruce Lockwood
The strong work and dedication of the diversity and inclusion team at UnityPoint Health, led by their senior vice president of diversity and inclusion, earned them recognition in PRC’s annual client awards. The health system and its community partners have continued their work to address disparities and social determinants of health.
May 25, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Every day, hospitals and health systems across the country respond to the trauma caused by gun violence. Through the AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, we have partnered with the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center to provide resources and support surrounding incidents of mass violence for the communities and patients served by hospitals and health systems.
May 25, 2022 by Michelle Hood
After two years of virtual gatherings, the AHA Leadership Summit – one of AHA’s flagship events – will be held in person July 17-19 in San Diego. AHA Executive Vice President Michelle Hood previews the conference, designed to help health care executives and trustees lead organizational transformation.
May 22, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
During May — National Mental Health Awareness Month — it’s important to raise awareness of people living with behavioral health issues and help reduce the stigma so many experience.
May 20, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Hospitals and health systems work hard every day to deliver high-quality health care services to all patients in their communities.
May 17, 2022 by Lisa Kidder Hrobsky, Senior Vice President, Federal Relations, Advocacy Political Affairs, Government Relations
A recent op-ed in the online publication STAT (Turn off the spigot for hospitals’ COVID-19 relief funding) contains blatant factual inaccuracies but also omits critical information about hospital and health systems’ finances and input costs.
May 16, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Talking about death or dying is an uncomfortable topic for many of us. Hospitals and health systems provide life-saving treatments and care for people as they recover from illness or injury. Just as important, health care organizations are transforming end-of-life care to better care for people with serious and life-limiting illness and their loved ones.
May 13, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
After two years on the frontlines in the battle against this pandemic, hospitals and health systems have seen a dramatic rise in costs of labor, drugs, supplies and equipment.
May 13, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Yesterday, our country surpassed a grim and somber milestone: 1 million COVID-19 deaths in the U.S..