Press Releases

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


Sep 21, 2021
A new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC and released by the American Hospital Association shows that higher expenses for labor, drugs and supplies as well as patients putting off care during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will continue to negatively impact the financial health of hospitals and health systems throughout 2021.
Sep 16, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced that the organization received $1 million in grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue COVID-19 vaccine confidence efforts through September 2022.
Sep 15, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that it will honor five programs with the AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award for their hospital-led collaborative efforts that improve community health.
Sep 10, 2021
The Provider Relief Fund has been a lifeline to America’s hospitals, health systems and caregivers, helping us keep our doors open during COVID-19 so we can continue providing essential services and care to patients and communities. That’s why Congress designated these funds to providers on the front lines of this battle. 
Sep 9, 2021
All hospitals regardless of ownership type provide a comprehensive range of benefits and essential services to their communities. New analysis prepared and released today by the American Hospital Association (AHA) shows that tax-exempt hospitals provided more than $105 billion in total benefits to their communities in 2018 alone, the most recent year for which comprehensive data is available.
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.