Chairperson's File

Wright L. Lassiter III, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System and AHA Board Chair, headshot.
Sep 18, 2022
When you talk with hospital and health system leaders about their biggest challenges and opportunities, one theme continues to be at the top of their list — workforce.
Sep 12, 2022
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month — a time for mental health advocates, community organizations, health care organizations and others to highlight resources and raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic.
Aug 22, 2022
On this episode, I talk with Julie Yaroch, D.O., president of ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital in Adrian, Mich. Julie and I talk about the issues that rural hospitals face, including workforce shortages, increased costs of care, and an aging population.
Aug 15, 2022
The work that hospitals and health systems are doing to improve the overall health of their communities is just as important as the work to treat injuries and diseases.
Aug 8, 2022
The AHA has long believed that tackling health disparities and promoting diversity within health care leadership are critical to ensuring high-quality care for all people.
Aug 1, 2022
Remaining resilient as new variants of COVID-19 spread. Launching mobile health services to help ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Jul 25, 2022
On this episode, I talk with Mikelle Moore, senior vice president and chief community health officer at Intermountain Healthcare, based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jul 11, 2022
One demographic in the U.S. that has been constant in recent years is the aging of the population.
Jun 27, 2022
On this episode, Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association, talks with Erin Fraher, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and research associate professor in the Department of Surgery at UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, N.C. She also is director of the…
Jun 13, 2022
American author and disability rights advocate Helen Keller said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”