Chairperson's File

2024 AHA Board Chair Joanne Conroy, M.D., headshot.
Thanksgiving is a perfect time to express gratitude to the health care professionals in our families, neighborhoods and communities.
Thursday is National Rural Health Day. It’s an opportunity to focus on the vital work that rural hospitals and health systems are doing each and every day to preserve access to high-quality, affordable care.
Two issues that a majority of Americans have agreed on during this election cycle are concerns about the economy and inflation.
On this episode, I talk with Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., CEO and president of Dartmouth Health. Conroy also is the Chair-elect Designate of the AHA Board of Trustees.
Hospital and health system teams today not only are caring for one patient at a time but also improving the health of their communities.
Who remembers paper road maps? Before GPS navigation systems and navigation apps on mobile phones, people would unfold an unwieldy paper map and use it to plan and track progress on their journey.
It’s that time of year again … time to get a flu vaccine. We know that getting a flu vaccine is the best defense against seasonal influenza viruses and potentially severe consequences including hospitalization and death. And this flu season, many people can get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster at the…
Each year the AHA Quest for Quality Prize recognizes hospitals and health systems that are achieving high-quality care and improving community health. The AHA heartily encourages your organization to apply for the 2023 award.
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.