Feb 21, 2023
Millions of people living in rural areas depend on their community’s hospital as an important — and often the only — source of local care. Rural hospitals provide care close to home and serve as economic anchors in the areas they serve. But they face major challenges, and further federal support…
Nov 1, 2022
Certain commercial health insurer policies and administrative practices delay patient care, overburden clinicians and withhold critical payments from providers.
Oct 13, 2022
Defining Behavioral Health: Behavioral health disorders include both mental illness and substance-use disorders. Persons with behavioral health care needs may suffer from either or both types of conditions as well as physical comorbidities.
Sep 14, 2022
Hospitals and patients are seeking tools that support maternal health while offering greater convenience and efficiency, along with more comprehensive, culturally competent care. Digital solutions can support hospitals’ efforts as they work to improve patients’ outcomes and experiences.
Aug 18, 2022
This is a map of the hospitals and health systems who have affirmed the American Hospital Association's voluntary Patient Billing Guidelines, which outline how hospitals and health systems best serve their patients and communities, and underscore their commitment to ensuring that conversations…
Jun 15, 2022
A new infographic provides a quick overview on the number of health systems in the U.S. AHA has defined two types of health care systems, and both involve an ownership, lease, sponsorship or contract-management relationship with a central organization.
Apr 19, 2022
The Obstetrics/U.S. Rural Hospitals infographic provides statistics on rural community hospitals in the U.S. and how many hospital births occur in them; the number of rural hospitals with obstetrics units and how many OB units have closed; and on maternity care deserts in the U.S. where access to…
Feb 22, 2022
The data in these infographics comes from American Hospital Association Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals 2020. The data is from FY2018.
Jan 25, 2022
This infographic provides a quick overview of how place-based investing can create sustainable returns and strong communities. The graphic showcases a holistic capital approach in action.