COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Jun 2, 2021
Early in the pandemic, COVID-19 tests were shipped out of state, which lead to delays in patients receiving their results. In late March 2020, the OhioHealth Laboratory Services team developed the capability to run COVID-19 tests from around the system in our labs. A year later, over 500,000 tests…
May 28, 2021
Key insights from health care leaders nationwide on AHA’s "Advocating for the Asian American Community during COVID-19" panel discussion.
May 27, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration today recommended health care providers transition away from using disposable respirators not approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, including imported respirators such as KN95s, based on the increased domestic supply of new NIOSH-…
May 17, 2021
Roslyne Schulman, AHA’s director of policy, is joined by senior officials from the FEMA to discuss FEMA’s updated policies on medical care eligible for public assistance funding in the COVID-19 pandemic and the equity provisions of FEMA’s medical care policy. Presenters include Ana Montero, the…
Apr 21, 2021
What was once a small but mighty contingent of health care systems providing “hospital-at-home” care before the pandemic has grown into a larger movement. With this model, hospitals across the country are “admitting” patients to their own homes for acute care with excellent results.
Mar 17, 2021
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Esther Corpuz, CEO of Alivio Medical Center in Chicago, talks about combatting the COVID-19 pandemic through testing, vaccinations and education within the community.