Health Care System

The AHA Board of Trustees created the Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities. Comprised of 29 hospital and health system leaders and state hospital association CEOs, the task force held meetings, heard from policymakers and conducted field hearings to speak with hospital and…
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.
AHA Health Care Systems Committee leads the AHA Section for Health Care Systems by providing guidance on key policy and advocacy.
Join your colleagues at the 2023 AHA Annual Membership Meeting, April 23-25, to ensure our message is united, powerful and able to break through the noise, making a positive impact for the patients and communities you serve.
On this episode, Wright Lassiter III talks with Eugene Woods, president and CEO of Atrium Health, based in Charlotte, N.C. , about the role of health systems within the U.S. health care system today and how scale can benefit communities and foster innovations.
Nine Regional Policy Board (RPBs) meet three times a year to foster communication between the AHA, its members, and state hospital associations. The RPBs provide input on public policy issues considered by the Board of Trustees, serve as ad hoc policy development committees when appropriate, and…
This article looks at how places like hospitals and health care centers, where mobility and accessibility should be a primary goal, are lacking. It provides some background on disability environments and the adjustments made by the time of publication. It also looks at physical access to health…
This white paper provides guidance on how health care organizations can reduce health disparities related to racial or ethnic group; religion; socioeconomic status; gender; age; mental health; cognitive, sensory, or physical disability; sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or…
This field report looks at culturally competent care, the benefits and needs, and case studies. The case studies offer recommendations and analysis.
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EthnoMed

This online resource is dedicated to treating patients from different cultures. It provides information on various cultures, providing basic history, information on religion, health practices, and experiences with Western medicine.