Press Releases

Below are the most recent press releases from the American Hospital Association.


Aug 23, 2021
The full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – the result of many months of work, robust data evaluation, and a thorough, comprehensive review process that has already protected more than one hundred million Americans from severe COVID-19 complications – is a major step forward in the worldwide effort to end this pandemic.
Aug 12, 2021
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, together with Tork, have announced the recipients of the 2021 Environmental Services (EVS) Department of the Year Award.
Aug 6, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that Lisa Kidder Hrobsky has been promoted to senior vice president, legislative and political affairs.
Aug 5, 2021
The American Hospital Association has elected six new members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2022. The Board of Trustees is the highest policymaking body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its directions and finances.
Aug 2, 2021
AHA statement on FY 2022 final IPPS rule from Executive Vice President Stacey Hughes.
Jul 28, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees has elected John Haupert, president and CEO of Grady Health System in Atlanta, as its Chair-elect Designate.
Jul 27, 2021
The health, safety and well-being of health care personnel – and the patients and communities they serve – is the highest priority for America’s hospitals and health systems.
Jul 26, 2021
The American Hospital Association announced that Yale New Haven Health, headquartered in New Haven, Conn., has been named the 2021 recipient of the American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality Prize. Yuma Regional Medical Center, based in Yuma, Ariz., and Memorial Healthcare System, headquartered in Hollywood, Fla., will be honored as finalists.
Jul 21, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees today adopted a policy statement on the vaccination of health care workers. The statement supports hospitals and health systems that adopt mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies, with local factors and circumstances shaping whether and how these policies are implemented.
Jul 20, 2021
Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA) and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a public service announcement (PSA) featuring their leaders urging the American public to ask questions, follow the science and get vaccinated. The PSA stresses that COVID-19 vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect you, your family and your community from the virus.