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Nov 30, 2021 by Chad Golder
With a few hours to digest this morning’s oral argument in American Hospital Association v. Becerra, I wanted provide a few high-level reactions.
Nov 29, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
The AHA has released its 2022 Health Care Talent Scan, a review of reports, studies and other data sources from leading organizations. It provides workforce insights and information you can use to guide your organization forward during this time of uncertainty and continued transformation.
Nov 29, 2021 by Chad Golder
The Supreme Court of the United States Nov. 30 will hear oral arguments in a case brought by the AHA and others asking the court to reverse the 2020 federal appeals court decision that upheld the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services to significantly cut payments to certain hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program, threatening access care for patients.
Nov 22, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
On Thursday, many families and friends will gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, reflect on our blessings and remember loved ones. During this holiday season, far too many tables will have empty seats — a painful reminder of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 19, 2021 by Rick Pollack
For nearly two years, our nation’s hospitals and health systems — and the gifted, dedicated women and men who lead them — have fought back relentlessly against a once-in-a-century pandemic. 
Nov 12, 2021 by Ruby Kirby, R.N.
Ruby Kirby, CEO of two rural critical access hospitals in West Tennessee, shares insights on how her health organizations are working to eliminate health inequities and disparities in rural communities while building vaccine confidence.
Nov 12, 2021 by Ruby Kirby, R.N.
Ruby Kirby, CEO of two rural critical access hospitals in West Tennessee, shares insights on how her health organizations are working to eliminate health inequities and disparities in rural communities.
Nov 12, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
This Thursday, Nov. 18, is National Rural Health Day. It’s an opportunity to show support for our rural hospitals and health systems, and also raise awareness about their resiliency, resolve, relationships and readiness — this year’s themes for the recognition day.
Nov 12, 2021 by Michelle Hood
The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference – one of AHA's flagship events – will be held in person February 6-9 in Phoenix, AZ. AHA Executive Vice President Michelle Hood previews the conference designed to help rural health care leaders and trustees accelerate the transformation to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system. Read more.
Nov 12, 2021
Makunda Abdul-Mbacke, M.D., an obstetrician-gynecologist, shares the challenges she faces in her rural Virginia community and her hopes for the future of rural health.