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Jun 1, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack writes a letter to the editor in response to “Wealthiest Hospitals Got Billions in Bailout for Struggling Health Providers,” May 26.
May 27, 2020
Much of the response to COVID-19 crisis has fallen on America’s hospitals and health systems — the cornerstones of care in their communities — and the front-line health care heroes.
May 27, 2020
Stepping back from pandemic coverage can reduce health care worker burnout, writes Jeremy Sadlier, director of HR Initiatives at the American Society for Health Care Human Resources Administration. Read more about utilizing HR services and how to de-stress.
May 19, 2020
Marking Mental Health Awareness Month, Robyn Begley, CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, writes that health care workers already faced burnout, addiction and suicide before COVID-19, and it’s important to tackle these issues now.
May 14, 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health based in Georgetown, S.C., talks about how hospitals and health systems without inpatient behavioral health services or onsite mental health clinicians can still address the needs of these patients.
May 13, 2020
This year, National Hospital Week (May 10-16) takes on a special significance. For months, we have watched with awe and gratitude as the 6 million women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems have fought courageously each and every day to protect the health of an entire nation.
May 1, 2020
Hospitals and health systems continue to provide care for our most vulnerable communities by addressing social needs, educating on COVID-19 risks and collaborating with community organizations to expand these efforts beyond their walls, writes Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician…
Apr 30, 2020
Today marks the first day of Mental Health Awareness Month, an important topic especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brent Forester, M.D., chief of the Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital in Massachusetts, discusses how and why we should pay special attention to older…
Apr 29, 2020
In this AHA blog, Priya Bathija, AHA vice president of strategic initiatives, and Mike Schiller, director, supply chain for The Association for Health Care Resource…
Apr 22, 2020
There are many ways to make the difficult work facing our health care heroes just a little bit easier.