Advocacy & Public Policy

PowerPlay is AHA’s on-demand series that connects you to major players in policy, politics and science in a new Administration and new Congress. You have less time and more to do, and these exclusive virtual events were created to deliver timely insights that only AHA can bring, on your schedule.
It is important for us to continue to exercise the principles of democracy that Washington and the Founding Fathers fought so hard for and speak up, asking hard questions of candidates in this election year and evaluating their thinking on the issues that affect our field.
On January 31, 2024, AHA leaders led an update on the current congressional landscape, including the latest issues affecting hospitals as part of the government funding package considerations; previewed the association’s 2024 advocacy agenda; and shared sample messages and tools that hospital and…
AHA Feb. 1 released its 2024 advocacy agenda, which details the association’s key priorities for Congress, the Administration, regulatory agencies and courts.
The American Hospital Association has been working to educate policymakers and the public about the significant challenges facing our field. The AHA in 2024 will work with Congress, the Administration, the regulatory agencies, the courts and others to positively influence the public policy…
Join AHA leaders for an update on the current congressional landscape.
As we welcome a new year, this is a good time to examine the health care landscape ahead as we work to ensure Congress fully appreciates how hospitals and health systems need its support to continue delivering high-quality patient care to their constituents and communities.
On this episode, John Haupert, 2023 AHA board chair, talks with Joanne Conroy, M.D., CEO and president of Dartmouth Health and the incoming AHA chair. They reflect on challenges, opportunities and advancements in health care during the past year and discuss what’s ahead for next year.
In this conversation, John Haupert, president and CEO of Grady Health System and the 2023 Chair of AHA’s Board, and Joanne Conroy, M.D., CEO and president of Dartmouth Health and incoming 2024 AHA Board Chair, discuss the multiple health care priorities of 2024, and how hospitals and health systems…
Despite significant and ongoing challenges this year, hospitals and health systems can be proud of the job they do each and every day to care for our families, our friends and our neighbors.