Chairperson's File

Dec 10, 2018
Transforming a park overrun with drug dealers and gangs into a safe, open space for recreation and activities for all ages, including youth and older adults.
Nov 19, 2018
I am grateful for the time and commitment that people working and volunteering in hospitals and health systems give to their communities every day.
Oct 8, 2018
“If we can’t do something for our own neighbors, what can we do across town or in another city?”
Oct 1, 2018
Today, new ICD-10-CM codes take effect so clinicians can better classify a diagnosis for patients who are victims of human trafficking.
Sep 17, 2018
The AHA offers comprehensive cybersecurity resources and risk advisory services for hospital and health systems leaders.
May 20, 2019
During Mental Health Month, let’s all remember that caring for the whole person improves health and saves lives.
May 13, 2019
Our hospitals and health systems are exceptional because the 6.2 million women and men who deliver care within them never lose sight of the core truth: Health care is people taking care of people.
May 6, 2019
More than three-quarters of U.S. hospitals offer patients the ability to connect with caregivers at a distance, ensuring that care is delivered at the right time. Telehealth extends the reach of patient care worldwide. But its chief tools – videoconferencing, remote monitoring, electronic consults…
Apr 29, 2019
In my experience, health care is a team sport.  Patient outcomes and experiences improve when caregivers are expert communicators – trained on best practices for interaction not only with patients, but also with one another.  
Apr 22, 2019
There is no doubt that enhanced convenience and customer service is where health care is headed.