Stories from AHA Today.

Ron Werft, president and CEO of Cottage Health, and Felicia Sadler, vice president of Quality at Relias, discuss insights and real-world approaches outlined in the 2024 AHA Health Care Workforce Scan, designed to help organizations reimagine, redesign and transform their workforce strategies.
The Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care, of which the AHA is a founding member, is continuing to run TV and digital ads urging Congress not to cut hospital care for patients.
U.S. and international agencies Feb. 29 urged health care and other critical infrastructure organizations using Ivanti Connect Secure VPN and Ivanti Policy Secure to take certain steps to defend against known cyber threats that Ivanti’s Integrity Checker Tool may fail to detect.
AHA is looking forward to spring and March Madness in its latest social media toolkit for hospitals’ and health systems’ use to promote vaccination against the flu and COVID-19.
A new toolkit from AHA and its American Society for Health Care Engineering is helping prepare hospital and health system leaders to navigate the complex landscape of sustainability and decarbonization within the health care field.
Organizations using the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework as their primary cybersecurity framework report one-third lower cyber insurance premium cost growth, according to the 2024 Healthcare Cybersecurity Benchmarking Study, produced by Censinet and KLAS…
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Feb. 29 held a hearing on legislative proposals to expand access to treatment for patients with rare diseases, which included two hospital witnesses.
AHA Feb. 29 filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a Louisiana law that prohibits drug companies from denying Louisiana hospitals the same 340B discounts for drugs dispensed at community pharmacies that would be provided via in-house pharmacies, its latest in a string of lawsuits claiming…
The House Feb. 29 voted 320-99 to pass a continuing resolution that would extend funding through March 8 for four appropriations bills set to expire March 1 and through March 22 for eight appropriations bills set to expire March 8.
AHA experts discuss how ChatGPT and artificial intelligence are transforming health care data analytics and some of the potential pitfalls.