More than two years into an unprecedented worldwide pandemic, America’s hospitals and health systems, and our caregivers, remain more dedicated than ever to patient safety and delivering the highest quality of care to all. Our field has made many important gains over the last decade in improving care quality and has been transparent about sharing our progress.
Below are the most recent press releases from the American Hospital Association.
Jan 31, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced Sky Lakes Medical Center in Klamath Falls, Ore., as the 2021 recipient of the Rural Hospital Leadership Award.
Jan 27, 2022
As health care providers, we are critically aware of the importance of having a steady and robust supply of blood and blood products to save the lives of our patients.
Jan 27, 2022
Como proveedores de salud, estamos críticamente conscientes de la importancia de mantener la estabilidad del suministro de sangre y productos sanguíneos para salvar las vidas de nuestros pacientes.
Jan 20, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced a five-year partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen and reimagine the emergency management system for the nation’s health care and public health preparedness, response and recovery efforts for disasters and other emergencies.
Jan 13, 2022
For two long years, the dedicated women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems have experienced firsthand the overwhelming impact of COVID-19. The pandemic has been frustrating, exhausting, and heartbreaking. The COVID-19 vaccines have been a ray of light because they greatly decrease the chances of contracting COVID-19, becoming severely sick, being hospitalized, or dying.
Dec 22, 2021
The American Hospital Association will run a new print ad in The Washington Post and The New York Times highlighting the urgent need for all eligible Americans to get vaccinated, get a booster shot and follow public health guidelines as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase rapidly across the country.
Dec 21, 2021
The AHA welcomes President Biden and his Administration joining us in sounding the alarm over the national workforce crisis facing America’s hospitals and health systems, along with the need to respond to the impact of the current surge and the urgent need to get everyone fully vaccinated and boosted.
AHA, AMA, ANA Urge for Widespread Vaccination & Booster Shots During Holiday Season as Omicron Variant SpreadsDec 17, 2021
For nearly two years, our nation’s physicians, nurses and other health care professionals have seen firsthand the tragic impact of COVID-19 on the patients and colleagues they have lost as well as those suffering from the virus’ long-term effects and the families and loved ones left behind.
Dec 9, 2021
The AHA appreciates that the Senate, on a bipartisan basis, has joined the House in halting harmful and imminent Medicare cuts to hospitals and physicians.