Guides/Reports

Jan 8, 2020
America’s hospitals and health systems are at the center of their communities, both as providers of critical services and as large – and often the largest – employers. They train tomorrow’s health care providers and cultivate future leaders by building and expanding their dynamic workforces to…
Mar 1, 2021
This guide offerings directions on navigating the AHA.org website so you can more easily find the content and resources you need.
Feb 24, 2021
In this report, Kaufman Hall used historical hospital revenues and different possible paths for these three recovery factors to forecast 2021 hospital revenue, a critical criterion in determining the financial health of America’s hospitals. The report also shows expense factors associated with…
Jan 20, 2021
The American Hospital Association’s 2021 – 2022 Strategic Plan seeks to position the AHA to lead, represent and serve the field as its national advocate and provide guidance to our members and stakeholders who will tailor their paths to their own communities.
Jan 8, 2021
As part of the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the AHA, Jones Day and HEAL Trafficking have come together to provide resources to health care providers across the nation who are fighting the global scourge of human trafficking.
Dec 14, 2020
This past year, the COVID-19 public crisis has tested our country and our health care system like never before. All the while, AHA members have been a source of stability and comfort, providing care under unprecedented circumstances. Your leadership during this difficult time has been an…
Nov 30, 2020
For decades, the AHA's Ameriplan Report served as a blueprint for a number of proposals on national health insurance and health care reform.
Nov 24, 2020
Teaching hospitals train our physician workforce, a role that has taken on increased significance due to an aging population and predictions of a physician shortage. A well-trained physician workforce is essential for providing access to high-quality, high-value health care.
Oct 21, 2020
TrendWatch Chartbook analyzes the latest in hospital and health system trends. It is produced by the AHA. Charts will be updated semi-annually as new data become available. The last update was October 23, 2020.
Sep 10, 2020
Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. Tax-exempt hospitals are required to publicly report on the ways in which they improve the health of the communities they serve yearly through the IRS Form 990 Schedule H, which is publicly available.