In a LinkedIn piece this week, Providence St. Joseph Health President and CEO Rod Hochman, M.D., a member of the AHA Board of Trustees, explains why the Renton, WA-based health system has made it a priority to help end human trafficking, including forced prostitution. “For many victims of sex trafficking, their only contact with outside professionals is when they face a serious medical issue and have no choice but to be taken to an emergency department or clinic,” Hochman notes. “That makes health professionals a critical lifeline, and it’s the reason why Providence St. Joseph Health has made it a priority to do our part to end what Pope Francis calls a ‘crime against humanity.’” For more on how hospitals and health systems can combat violence of all kinds in their communities, visit www.aha.org and participate June 8 in the #HAVhope National Day of Awareness.
The Aspen Institute recently chose AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., to participate in its Health Innovators Fellowship.
The House Ways and Means Committee today launched a health task force to better address the needs of residents in rural and underserved communities.
In this AHA Stat Blog, Jay Bhatt, senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, looks at last year’s Innovation Challenge winners and how they…
The AHA and the Department of Homeland Security July 17 at 1 p.m. ET will host a webinar discussing current cybersecurity threats to the health care sector.
Hospitals and health systems are tackling affordability head on. AHA’s The Value Initiative has been leading the charge — developing new resources, sharing…
Hospital and health system leaders today joined other health care stakeholders at an AHA executive forum in Boston to discuss the many ways they are innovating…