Advancing Health in America

May 21, 2021
As our country continues to emerge slowly from the COVID-19 pandemic, the value of America’s hospitals and health systems – and the 6 million women and men who work there – has never been more apparent. 
Apr 16, 2021
When President Biden signed legislation on Wednesday eliminating the 2% across-the-board cut to all Medicare payments until the end of 2021, it extended needed relief to doctors, hospitals and other providers caring for patients and vaccinating communities. 
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.