Advancing Health in America

Jan 20, 2021
The American Hospital Association’s 2021 – 2022 Strategic Plan seeks to position the AHA to lead, represent and serve the field as its national advocate and provide guidance to our members and stakeholders who will tailor their paths to their own communities.
May 28, 2020
On this Advancing Health podcast, Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and chief nursing officer, along with Parkview Health leaders Charles Clark, president of behavioral health, and Paula Bostwick, vice president of behavioral health hospital services, discuss how the health system’s efforts…
Feb 20, 2020
The National Center for Health Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics are surveying hospitals by telephone through April 6 to develop a comprehensive list of hospital-based services and programs for victims of crime and/or abuse.
Jul 22, 2019
At a recent executive forum in Boston presented by AHA’s The Value Initiative, AHA Board Chair, Brian Gragnolati, spoke with Kate Walsh, CEO of Boston Medical Center.
Jul 17, 2019
Earlier this year, AHA published a rural report called “Challenges Facing Rural Communities and the Roadmap to Ensure Local Access and High-quality, Affordable Care.” The report outlines specific legislative and policy recommendations to address the persistent, recent and emergent challenges facing…
Jul 16, 2019
How is the battle against human trafficking going? Is all the effort making a difference? On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and chief nursing officer, moderates a discussion with two government experts on the topic of human trafficking.
Jun 24, 2019
Jordan Steiger, from the AHA Center for Health Innovation, and Suzette Urbaschich, director of Rogers InHealth in Wisconsin, discuss the stress of working in emotionally draining and intellectually demanding health care environments and strategies to reduce burnout.
Jun 24, 2019
This AHA podcast, “Healthcare Without an Address,” takes a look at how the new emphasis on mobility and convenience is advancing health in America.
Mar 21, 2019
March 2019 -- Brian Gragnolati, chair of the AHA Board of Trustees and President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, discusses in Modern Healthcare the important of improving health care access and affordability and focusing on collaboration in order to advance health for all.
Feb 13, 2019
As a pediatric hospital, we experience an overwhelming amount of requests for corporate and community groups to engage with the patients and families. Through collaborative efforts with the department of philanthropy and psychosocial services, we have developed meaningful group volunteer…