Redefining the H

May 18, 2018
Health care is changing as the march from volume to value moves forward. And hospitals and health systems are redefining the “H” to meet the demands of the moment, and of the future, in a way that is even more responsive to our patients and communities.   As this movement continues, hospitals…
May 11, 2018
This week we hosted yet another first rate AHA Annual Membership Meeting as more than 1,200 hospital and health system leaders from around the country converged on Washington, D.C.   There, they heard from leaders in health policy such as Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video Health care is facing a period of unprecedented transformation as new entrants seek to disrupt the field and reduce friction for patients, providing an opportunity for hospitals and health systems to reimagine and redefine themselves for the future, AHA President and CEO Rick…
Mar 9, 2018
Health care is changing…and hospitals and health systems are transforming to meet the evolving needs of our patients and communities. As I wrote this week in the New York Times, communities will always turn to their local hospital in times of disasters, outbreaks and tragedies. Whether it is the…
Feb 21, 2018
Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the AHA board is to “define the future” for hospitals and health systems, says AHA board member Doug Cropper, president and CEO of Genesis Health System in Davenport, Iowa. Cropper notes that America’s hospitals are continually transforming to meet the changing…
Jan 30, 2018
Too many decision makers in Washington, D.C. don’t understand what it is like for a small rural or frontier hospital to provide care in a rurally isolated region of the country, says Christina Campos, the administrator of 10-bed Guadalupe County Hospital in tiny Santa Rosa, N.M. She says federal…
Jan 23, 2018
When hospital and health system leaders from across the nation come to the 2018 AHA Annual Membership Meeting, May 6-9, in Washington, D.C., they will make their voices heard on Capitol Hill about the issues that concern them, like protecting resources dedicated to quality care and fighting to…
Apr 12, 2017
The American Hospital Association (AHA) will present its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Richard J. Umbdenstock, president emeritus, AHA.
Press Release Richard Umbdenstock to Receive AHA Distinguished Service Award The American Hospital Association (AHA) will present its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Richard J. Umbdenstock, president emeritus, AHA. This award recognizes significant lifetime contributions and…
Apr 12, 2017
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that Daniel L. Gross, DNSc, RN, executive vice president of Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, will be awarded its 2017 Board of Trustees Award.
Press Release Daniel L. Gross to Receive AHA Board of Trustees Award The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that Daniel L. Gross, DNSc, RN, executive vice president of Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, will be awarded its 2017 Board of Trustees Award. The award is presented to…
Apr 12, 2017
The American Hospital Association (AHA) will present its 2017 Award of Honor to Joel T. Allison, retired president and CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health in Dallas for making outstanding contributions to improve the health status of individuals, communities and the nation.
Press Release AHA Award of Honor to be Presented to Joel T. Allison The American Hospital Association (AHA) will present its 2017 Award of Honor to Joel T. Allison, retired president and CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health in Dallas for making outstanding contributions to improve the health…