AHA Stat Blog


May 23, 2023 by Elisa Arespacochaga, by Michael R Privitera, M.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center
Health care has always been a demanding profession, and the effects of the last few years have meant that health care workers have been asked to do more with less.
May 22, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, I talk with Jesse Tamplen, vice president of behavioral health services at John Muir Health, located east of San Francisco, and a member of the AHA Committee on Behavioral Health.
May 19, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
After three years of caring on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, health care providers are confronting a landscape deeply altered by its effects, including the emergence of behavioral health care as an even greater challenge.
May 16, 2023 by Arpan Waghray, M.D.
Arpan Waghray, M.D., CEO, Providence’s Well Being Trust Past Chair, American Hospital Association Committee on Behavioral Health
May 15, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
Advancing health equity must be of utmost importance for all of us working in hospitals and health systems.
May 12, 2023 by Aisha Syeda
>According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common causes of infant deaths in 2020 were birth defects, preterm birth and low-birth weight, and sudden infant death syndrome.
May 12, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Yesterday marked the official end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. For more than three years, hospitals, health systems and front-line health care workers have worked tirelessly to care for patients, comfort families and protect communities.
May 9, 2023 by Akin Demehin
Hospitals have always worked diligently to improve patient safety, making many important strides in the last two decades. Yet, various reports and rankings of hospital performance in recent months might lead you to believe that hospitals have taken their foot off the gas. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, hospitals have never stopped focusing on improving the care they provide, even under the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 8, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
This week as we celebrate National Hospital Week (https://www.aha.org/ahia/get-involved/national-hospital-week) and National Nurses Week (https://www.aonl.org/about/nurses-week), it’s a perfect time for telling the hospital story.
May 5, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
This year’s observance of National Hospital Week, May 7-13, and National Nurses Week, May 6-12, are opportunities to thank our dedicated caregivers and recognize the tremendous job they have done taking care of our country through one of the most trying episodes in our history.