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Jul 27, 2021
The AHA, America’s Essential Hospitals, Association of American Medical Colleges, Catholic Health Association of the United States, and Children’s Hospital Association released a joint statement strongly urging all health care personnel to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves, their patients and peers.
Jul 27, 2021
By integrating behavioral health into physical care and tapping into community partnerships, hospitals and health systems can develop culturally competent clinical solutions to better serve historically underrepresented individuals, writes Manish Sapra, M.D., executive director of the behavioral health service line at New York-based Northwell Health.
Jul 27, 2021
Learn how hospital and health system leaders such as Jonathan Perlin, M.D., president of clinical operations and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare, are using patient surveillance technologies, including those based on artificial intelligence, to help predict onset of health care-associated infections or other causes of patient deterioration and improve care.
Jul 27, 2021
Rural health clinics and other qualified community-based outpatient care centers can apply for American Rescue Plan Act funding to expand the number of full-time equivalent resident positions and create new primary care residency programs in rural and underserved communities through the Teaching Health Center Program, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced.
Jul 27, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adjusted its guidance for fully vaccinated individuals, urging indoor masking in states that are labeled as “high” or “substantial” in their number of cases, including schools, where all in attendance should wear masks.
Jul 27, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded 127 organizations a total of $121 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to work with regional and local partners, including health care providers, to build vaccine confidence and bolster vaccination in underserved communities.
Jul 27, 2021
U.S. hospitals and health systems face growing financial pressure from cyberattacks, credit rating agency Fitch Ratings reported.  
Jul 26, 2021
Registration is now open for AHA’s inaugural Advancing Care Conference, a new, highly interactive conference experience aimed at providing interprofessional teams — from front-line staff to leaders — with the best and next practices in health care team performance, well-being, quality and outcomes and education.
Jul 26, 2021
University of Florida Health Jacksonville CEO and Dean Leon Haley Jr., M.D., who served on the AHA Committee on Clinical Leadership, died unexpectedly this weekend, the health system announced Saturday.
Jul 26, 2021
Yale New Haven Health will receive the 2021 AHA Quest for Quality Prize this week at AHA’s annual Leadership Summit for its deep commitment to improving the health of its patients and communities.