Guides/Reports

Jan 18, 2018
Violence in our communities is a serious public health issue, and as such, it is of great concern to hospitals that care for victims of violence and also prepare for possible mass events. While a review of prior research shows that numerous efforts from a range of perspectives have been made to…
Jan 17, 2018
Throughout 2017, Congress has debated repeal and replace (or repair) of the Affordable Care Act. While flawed, the ACA has expanded coverage to more than 20 million individuals. Yet, it is unclear whether these gains will be maintained given uncertainty in the health insurance market.
Dec 11, 2017
TrendWatch Chartbook analyzes the latest in hospital and health system trends. Produced by the AHA and Avalere.
ChartbookTrends Affecting Hospitals and Health SystemsChartbook is now a web-based publication allowing AHA to update charts as new data become available. Please check individual chapters for newly updated charts.Table of ContentsChapter 1: Trends in the Overall Health Care MarketChapter 2:…
Dec 11, 2017
As providers look at navigating the transition from volume to value-based payments, many are considering whether their hospital or health system should sponsor a health plan.
 The American Hospital Association engaged the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis to collect data on the performance of provider-sponsored health plans (PSHPs) versus their non-provider sponsored health plan (NPSHP) competitors. A key aim of the study was to create…
Dec 11, 2017
Promoting and Supporting Field Leadership AHA Telehealth Research Telehealth: Delivering the Right Care, at the Right Place, at the Right Time: Case Examples of AHA Members in Action, July 2017 AHA Telehealth Factsheet, July 2017 Telehealth: Helping Hospitals Deliver Cost-Effective Care…
Dec 11, 2017
State Issues Forum - State Health Reform Implementation Resources - Studies and Reports
State ACA Resources March 2009-May 2012 TOPICAL INDEX Accountable Care Organizations | Behavioral Health Resources | Clinical Integration | Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and Rural Health Care Delivery | Data Support | Delivery System Initiatives | Dual Eligibles |Employer Issues | Enrollment…