AHA Stat Blog


Apr 6, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
Even as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, we’re seeing so many examples of exceptional kindness, courage and compassion with which our care providers are meeting the health challenge of a lifetime.
Apr 3, 2020 by Rick Pollack
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the AHA has been sounding the alarm for policymakers and government leaders to make sure our field gets the tools and resources we need to win this war.
Mar 30, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
Giving a voice to health care leaders everywhere, AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Mo., recently shared the following message with the team at Saint Luke’s.
Mar 27, 2020 by Rick Pollack
The COVID-19 pandemic is threatening our country and straining many hospitals and health systems — and their team members — like never before. We have an awesome responsibility in this national crisis … and our field is stepping up, just as we always do.
Mar 23, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
The heroic, nonstop work of our nation’s hospitals and health systems, physicians, caregivers and staff continues across the country, as care teams race to treat patients affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and make every effort to contain its spread.
Mar 20, 2020 by Rick Pollack
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack provides perspective on how our country's frontline health care providers are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 19, 2020 by John Riggi
As COVID-19 progresses, cyber criminals seek to exploit health care infrastructure.
Mar 16, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
As our nation’s strategy to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, hospitals and health systems remain on the front lines of this outbreak. 
Mar 13, 2020 by Rick Pollack
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack provides perspective on the state of hospital preparedness in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mar 10, 2020 by Mital Patel
Accelerating investment in physician practices by nontraditional players offers hospitals and health systems opportunities to develop thoughtful, targeted physician alignment strategies, writes Mital Patel, senior director, market research and intelligence, at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.