COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Nov 23, 2020
This year, with so much to worry about, finding time for gratitude seems almost impossible. The irony, of course, is that we need it now more than ever. We just need to look for it.
Nov 20, 2020
Like everything else this year, Thanksgiving will be different. We hope that everyone will heed the recent letter to the American people from the AHA, AMA, and ANA … which lays out very strong reasons for not traveling this year, but celebrating instead within our immediate households. Of course we…
Nov 19, 2020
“Our front-line caregivers are our greatest source for what works and what doesn’t — with many life lessons to be learned as we go,” writes Susan Stacey, chief nursing officer/chief operating officer at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Spokane, Wash., which…
Nov 19, 2020
In honor of today’s National Rural Health Day, the AHA has posted a series of blogs showcasing rural hospitals’ and health systems’ achievements in preserving local access to care in their communities and outlining the association’s rural legislative priorities for Congress.
Nov 19, 2020
In an open letter to the American people, the AHA, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association today called on the public to scale back traditional gatherings this holiday season to celebrate safely and help prevent further spread of COVID-19.
Nov 19, 2020
At Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, we were involved very early in this pandemic. We are still caring for the majority of patients with the coronavirus in our community, and we learn more every day. Looking back on many months of dealing with COVID-19, here are some…
Nov 17, 2020
The spread of COVID-19 revealed systemic cracks in the social needs and public health infrastructure of communities — inequities that have existed for decades. A Kaiser Permanente survey of 2,900 of its members earlier this year illustrates the disproportionate impact the pandemic is having on the…
Nov 17, 2020
An AHA Member Call on Allocation and Distribution of Operation Warp Speed (OWS) Therapeutics with Nancy Foster and John Redd, MD, CMO, ASPR, including remdesivir and monoclonal antibody (MAB) therapeutics like bamlanivimab through the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).
Nov 16, 2020
The AHA will host a call today, Nov. 16, from 4-5 p.m. ET with leaders from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and other federal agencies to discuss the delivery and administration of monoclonal antibody therapies.
Nov 13, 2020
The AHA will host a call on Monday, Nov. 16, from 4-5 p.m. ET with leaders from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and other federal agencies to discuss the delivery and administration of monoclonal antibody therapies.