America's hospitals play a unique role in the health care system serving as the safety net for those unable to pay, being available 24/7 to respond to anything from a broken arm to a mass casualty event, and maintaining the resources to respond to natural and manmade disasters. This role is not separately funded. Instead costs are spread across all services provided.
SAMHSA's The Dialogue produced
AHA Re: Discussion Draft, Titled the “Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2018”
AHA letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health’s discussion draft, titled the “Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of…
AHA comments on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s discussion draft, titled the “Pandemic and All-Hazards Prepared
The National Fire Protection Association has published NFPA 3000: Standards for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program. The new standard…
AHA before the House Homeland Security Committee: Emergency Preparedness Lessons from Hurricane Harvey
AHA statement before the House Homeland Security Committee on emergency preparedness and lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey.