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Sep 15, 2022 by Ogechi Emechebe
UnidosUS honors Raul Yzaguirre for his life, legacy and commitment to equality for the Latino community. Hispanic Heritage Month, held annually from September 15 through October 15, celebrates the history, culture and legacy of the Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States.
Sep 12, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month — a time for mental health advocates, community organizations, health care organizations and others to highlight resources and raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic.
Sep 9, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
This week’s observance of Labor Day reminds us of the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity and well-being.
Aug 22, 2022 by Rebecca B. Chickey, MPH
Stress has always been present in our lives, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, it reached new levels for many groups of people.
Aug 22, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, I talk with Julie Yaroch, D.O., president of ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital in Adrian, Mich. Julie and I talk about the issues that rural hospitals face, including workforce shortages, increased costs of care, and an aging population.
Aug 19, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Congress has headed home for its traditional August recess. That tradition began, by the way, as a sensible concession to Washington, D.C.’s steamy summer climate, long before central air conditioning came to Capitol Hill in 1938.
Aug 15, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
The work that hospitals and health systems are doing to improve the overall health of their communities is just as important as the work to treat injuries and diseases.
Aug 12, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
At this summer’s AHA Leadership Summit, senior health care executives, clinicians and experts shared state-of-the-art thinking on conquering the challenges facing our field and bold ideas for transforming health care in our country.
Aug 11, 2022 by Dawn French
Situated in the heart of Westchester County and just outside of New York City, White Plains Hospital was among the first hospitals in New York to face the COVID-19 pandemic during the early days of 2020, back when there were many unknowns.
Aug 8, 2022 by Roxie Wells, M.D., President, Cape Fear Valley Hoke Hospital, by Christine Albert, Chief Marketing and Experience Officer, LCMC Health
This is a confusing time in the public health emergency. Americans are thinking less about COVID-19 on a daily basis and many are eager to move on.