Advancing Best Practices for Hospitals and Health Systems

Jun 25, 2020
The AHA Resource Center has created these ‘live’ searches to the latest research articles on International Health Systems Comparisons by Country.
Jun 24, 2020
As humans, we respond to our environment. The physical space around us can — and does — affect mood, energy, creatively and productivity. It also has a big effect on health care workspaces, where innovative new designs are responding to COVID-19, but also to longer term trends in hospital care..
Feb 11, 2020
We foster dialogue among system executives and offer opportunities to actively shape polices and set direction for the association and field. Serving on AHA’s Board of Trustees, Committee on Health Care Strategy and Innovation or one of nine Regional Policy Boards are formal roles in governance and…
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…
Feb 13, 2019
In this 60-minute session we will review the ways in which human trafficking survivors present themselves to healthcare, the ways in which the healthcare system can help identify and treat survivors and the role of all hospital team members in creating safe spaces for trafficking survivors.
Jun 5, 2018
Table of Contents How Hospitals Are Advancing Health (infographic) 1Introduction 25 Steps to Get Social 3Telling the Hospital Story 6How AHA Can Help Your Hospital Tell Its Story 9
Jan 5, 2018
No child is too young to avoid being scarred by domestic violence or abuse, says Cynthia Arreola, who manages New York Presbyterian Hospital’s program for treating the youngest victims of abuse. “We know even when very young children are exposed to traumatic events, the effects can be harmful and…
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Metropolitan Hospitals

Nov 9, 2017
The Section provides a unique blend of forum and network, linking hospital members with shared interests and missions, to advise AHA on policy and advocacy activities, and to discuss issues of importance to metropolitan hospitals.The AHA meets the unique needs of Metropolitan Section members…
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Health Systems

Nov 9, 2017
Sixty-seven percent of AHA member hospitals are part of health systems, the majority consisting of three to 10 hospitals. Health systems range in size, geography and facility type. Three-quarters are not-for-profit, with another 10% identifying as Catholic church-related and 10% as for-profit…