Strategic Workforce Issues

May 18, 2018
Held December 6, 2017
This program offers three perspectives on the strategies and key leaders needed to develop a system-wide workforce development plan.  First, Rhonda Anderson, former CEO of Cardon Children’s Medical Center, part of BannerHealth and member of the AHA 2016 Committee on Performance Improvement…
May 18, 2018
AHA Workforce Webinar Series Recordings and Presentations The AHA Workforce Center hosts a series of webinars focused on sustainable health care delivery through strategic workforce development. The AHA issued a report, The Imperative for Strategic Workforce Planning and Development: Challenges…
May 16, 2018
Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Charles Grassley (R-IA) yesterday introduced the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act (S. 2847), AHA-supported legislation that would standardize the merger review process for the two federal antitrust…
May 3, 2018
May Diversity Dialogue - Positioning Your Diversity Strategy for Organizational Impact Tuesday, May 22, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT    Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a critical strategic initiative that health care organizations are encouraged to adopt …
May 3, 2018
Ascension Partners with International Hospital Company to Start Global Supply Chain Firm Ascension, the largest private, tax-exempt, non-governmental health system in the United States, and Ramsay Health Care Limited, one of the top six private hospital operators in the world, this week announced…
Apr 27, 2018
ProMedica this week announced it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Welltower Inc. to acquire HCR ManorCare, the nation's second largest provider of post-acute and long-term care services. The Toledo, OH-based not-for-profit health system currently operates in six states. HCR ManorCare…
Apr 18, 2018
Medical Marijuana and Employment Drug Screening Implementing a Drug-Free Workplace Policy Under State Laws   Tuesday, May 8, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   This webinar will explore an evolving area of concern for employers —…
Apr 18, 2018
Spark Health Care Innovation with Design Thinking: the AHA Innovation 90 Program   Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   Learn about innovating in complex organizations from thought leader Kurt Baumberger. Kurt teaches…
Apr 12, 2018
UnitedHealth Brings on More Doctors Disruptors are circling the health care industry, and UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer, has built an army of tens of thousands of physicians to fend off invaders, reports Zachary Tracer for Bloomberg. The article discusses an “arms race”…
Apr 11, 2018
Held April 25, 2018 The first in the Hospitals Aligned for Healthy Communities toolkit series by The Democracy Collaborative, Inclusive, Local Hiring: Building the Pipeline to a Healthy Community, explores how health systems can develop an inclusive, local hiring pipeline through creating more…