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Jan 13, 2022 by Sean Marotta
To help hospitals and health system leaders stay up-to-date on all of the legal developments related to CMS’ vaccine mandate, the AHA has developed a blog authored by Sean Marotta, a partner at Hogan Lovells and outside counsel for the AHA. See the initial post and check back regularly for updates as new developments occur.
Jan 10, 2022
Wright L. Lassiter III is president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System. Lassiter has more than 30 years of experience working in large, complex health systems, including Alameda Health System in Oakland, Calif., Dallas Methodist Health System and JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas.
Jan 7, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Turn on the TV or open a newspaper these days and you’re likely to see a story that isn’t “news” at all to our stressed and burned-out care providers. The headline: They need help so they can continue helping others. 
Dec 17, 2021 by Rick Pollack
As we reach the end of year two confronting a hopefully once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, caregivers are understandably tired from giving their all to care for patients, comfort families, save lives and protect communities. 
Dec 16, 2021 by Anthony D. Slonim
Hospitals and health systems continue working to stem incidents of workplace violence and enhance security. To support these efforts, AHA collaborated with the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety to support health care organizations’ and security leaders’ efforts.
Dec 16, 2021 by Christine Yu Moutier
Here are six tips for health professionals to prioritize their mental wellbeing as we head into the holidays.
Dec 15, 2021 by Joy A. Lewis
Hospitals and health systems are today in the midst of a rapidly changing health care landscape. It sometimes feels like changes are weekly, if not daily, and the need to be constantly responsive can sometimes compromise the capacity of hospital leaders to be reflective and think about what’s happening on a broader, societal level.
Dec 13, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
Whether it’s responding to a pandemic, natural disasters or other medical emergencies, hospitals are ready when our communities need us. Through nearly two years of the COVID-19 pandemic the challenges have been many, but I’ve often said this marathon we’re running is our finest hour. 
Dec 9, 2021 by Melinda Hatton, by Molly Smith
America’s hospitals and physicians filed a lawsuit in an effort to protect patients’ access to critical health care services. At issue is the implementation of the No Surprises Act, legislation that both the AHA and AMA worked vigorously to get enacted in order to protect patients from surprise medical bills for out-of-network care.   
Dec 9, 2021 by Tamiko Stanley
Tamiko Stanley, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Luminis Health, reflects on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and best practices moving forward.