AdventHealth’s Be a Mindleader initiative aims to help children and parents become more comfortable discussing mental health and connect families to counseling services.
Boston Medical Center, a private, not-for-profit, equity-led academic medical center is the winner of AHA’s 2024 Foster G. McGaw Prize for its leadership and initiatives to improve care quality, care access and health equity in its surrounding community.
John Riggi, AHA’s national advisor for cybersecurity in risk, participated July 18 as the opening keynote speaker in the Information Security Media Group’s Healthcare Cybersecurity Summit in New York City to discuss emerging threats, defense measures and other cybersecurity issues within the health care sector.
WellSpan Health in York, Pa., will receive the 2024 AHA Quest for Quality Prize for its commitment to improving quality through its health equity strategic plan and other initiatives.
Access to quality mental and physical health services can be a complex challenge, but for individuals of color and people with severe or chronic mental illnesses, finding treatment can be exceptionally hard.
The results of a study published July 16 by JAMA Network Open showed a 19% increase in postpartum primary care provider visits for patients through the use of automated, op-out appointments, reminders and educational messages. 
The Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response July 16 announced it will work with the Department of Commerce on an assessment of the active pharmaceutical industrial base to better understand the pharmaceutical supply chain and how it has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 16 released its final guidance on the Medicare Prescription Payment Plan which will begin next year.
The AHA July 16 urged the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation not to implement its newly proposed Increasing Organ Transplant Access Model as currently constructed, expressing concerns about many of its design features.
Terry Fulmer, Ph.D., R.N., president of the John A. Hartford Foundation, explains in a new blog how its "4Ms" care model aligns with AHA's Patient Safety Initiative.
AHA and the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity released the fifth and final installment in its five-part DEI Data Insights series, which highlights results from the last DEI Benchmark Survey.
Antimicrobial-resistant infections remained above pre-pandemic levels in 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kittitas Valley Healthcare, based in Ellensburg, Wash., was delivering 300-350 babies each year in the region prior to 2022, offering the area’s only comprehensive obstetric services.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention July 14 announced four confirmed human cases of H5N1 bird flu among farm workers who were working at a Colorado poultry facility.
The AHA July 15 commented to Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., responding to a request for information based on the Pay PCPs Act, legislation designed to improve support and pay for primary care providers.
by Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., Chair, American Hospital Association
We know that health equity matters. But what exactly does the term mean?
The AHA’s Hospital Community Collaborative has released "Healthier Together," a report about the program’s impact on community health throughout the country.
The AHA July 11 released its quarterly Health Care Plan Accountability Update, a roundup of news, letters, statements and other resources covering private insurance plans, Medicare Advantage and related issues.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Patient safety is the top priority of every caregiver. Hospitals and health systems never stop searching for ways to improve quality, performance and results for the individuals and families who entrust them with their care.
Evan Williams, a certified association executive, will serve as new executive director for the American Society for Health Care Risk Management and the Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development, both organizations announced July 10.