Toolkits/Methodology

Feb 22, 2021
Congress is fast-tracking legislation to pass the President’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package with a simple majority in the Senate. In this relief package, it is imperative for Congress to address the critical needs of hospitals and health systems—and their front-line caregivers—as we…
Jan 11, 2021
The AHA engaged the law firm Zuckerman Spaeder to develop a toolkit to help hospitals and health systems understand their patients’ ERISA rights better.
Dec 22, 2020
The COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Toolkit was developed as a guide through the steps involved in planning, designing and executing a vaccine communications plan and campaign.
Dec 14, 2020
The IFDHE’s survey into the gains and gaps in hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion provides a nationwide snapshot of work underway and where we must accelerate. This report includes several sections that will inform the conversations underway…
Oct 27, 2020
*/ Member Issue Brief: Implementing Patient Out-of-pocket Cost Estimators
Oct 12, 2020
CHNAFinder provides American Hospital Association member organizations access to 3,000 community health needs assessments from hospitals across the U.S.
Oct 12, 2020
Search community health needs assessments from thousands of hospitals nationwide using the CHNAFinder map tool, available only to employees of AHA member organizations.
Oct 12, 2020
To identify priority health needs in each of the assessments, the AHA adapted the County Health Rankings Model to develop categories around the most common health challenges in communities, which included clinical care, medical conditions, social and economic factors, physical factors, and more.
Mar 6, 2020
Here, you will find a digital toolkit for the 2020 National Hospital Week. Please use these messages and graphics to promote your National Hospital Week events and efforts.