Capacity Planning

May 24, 2023
For health care workers, finding the right words to support a colleague struggling with their mental health or thoughts of suicide can be challenging.
May 23, 2023
Health care has always been a demanding profession, and the effects of the last few years have meant that health care workers have been asked to do more with less.
May 22, 2023
On this episode, I talk with Jesse Tamplen, vice president of behavioral health services at John Muir Health, located east of San Francisco, and a member of the AHA Committee on Behavioral Health.
May 9, 2023
Health care workers are stressed out, stretched out, burned out and leaving the profession in truly alarming numbers. It doesn’t have to be this way and there are opportunities to make workplaces engines of mental health and well-being.
May 3, 2023
With the COVID-19 pandemic receding from the national headlines and public health emergency (PHE) winding down later this month, it’s imperative to reflect on the pandemic’s impact on mental health care in the United States, and how we must adapt to face the ongoing challenge of providing mental…
May 2, 2023
The past five years have seen a rise in the number of people turning to their local hospital emergency departments for behavioral health and addiction services.
Dec 15, 2022
In November, the American Hospital Association hosted a panel session discussing the “next wave of emergency preparedness,” at Becker’s 10th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable in Chicago. This session centered on three priority areas that health care leaders must address to prepare, respond and recover…
Nov 18, 2022
Rural America is in crisis. A spike in suicides and deaths by substance abuse has strained communities already struggling with a lack of clinical and inpatient resources.
Nov 1, 2022
This report documents the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) findings related specifically to prior authorization and payment delays and denials. This work is informed by two large surveys of hospitals, as well as interviews and group discussions with hundreds of hospital and health system…