Engaging Our System Leaders

We foster dialogue among system executives and offer opportunities to actively shape polices and set direction for the association and field. Serving on AHA’s Board of Trustees, Committee on Health Care Strategy and Innovation or one of nine Regional Policy Boards are formal roles in governance and/or policy. Executives may also participate in/on:

  • AHA Health Systems Committee leads the AHA Section for Health Systems by providing guidance on key policy and advocacy.
  • Regional Policy Boards foster communication between the AHA, its members and state hospital associations and provide input on public policy issues unique to a region.
  • Health Systems Leadership Retreat coalesces system colleagues by invitation with the AHA Board of Trustees and AHA senior leaders to share unique leadership perspectives and candidly discuss challenges and opportunities facing system executives across the country.
  • Committee on Health Strategy and Innovation.
  • Center for Health Innovation Leadership Council.
  • Committee on Clinical Leadership seeks advice from system clinical leaders on policy and advocacy issues to advance excellence in patient care.
  • Provider-Led Health Plans Strategic Leadership Group guides policy and advocacy agendas for members with health plans and directs the AHA on timely and impactful research and pilots to support these members and the field.
  • Health Systems Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officers Strategic Leadership Group.
  • Academic Medical Centers Strategic Leadership Group guides the AHA academic medical center and teaching hospital policy and advocacy agendas, including graduate medical education funding and workforce issues.
  • Committee on Clinical Leadership seeks advice from system clinical leaders on policy and advocacy issues to advance excellence in patient care.
  • Advocacy Alliances including the Advocacy Alliance for Coordinated Care, the Advocacy Alliance for the 340B Drug Pricing Program, and the Advocacy Alliance for Rural Hospitals.

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