COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

May 29, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $15 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funds to 52 tribal health services providers based on need and capacity to respond to COVID-19 in rural tribal communities.
May 26, 2020
AHA voiced support for the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 6886), legislation introduced this month by Reps. Chip Roy, R-Texas, and Dean Phillips, D-Minn.
May 26, 2020
The U.S. economy has started to reopen as the impact of COVID-19 gradually subsides, but four of five senior health care leaders surveyed recently expect a significant spike in cases in their regions by fall and more than 74% do not believe an effective vaccine will be widely available until after…
May 20, 2020
The AHA appreciates the opportunity to provide input to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s upcoming meeting regarding the use of the Defense Production Act’s voluntary agreement clause (Section 708) to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 19, 2020
The AHA recently shared with members an updated resource, COVID-19 Pathways to Recovery, which includes considerations, questions and checklists for hospitals and health systems to consider as they work toward a safe, orderly return to providing comprehensive health care services to their…
May 15, 2020
The AHA this weekend will launch an ad on national network and cable TV letting the public know that even as we continue to fight COVID-19, hospitals and health systems are still here to care for them in every way, every day. As many Americans have delayed care during this public health crisis, the…
May 13, 2020
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this announcement to raise awareness of the threat to COVID-19-related research. The FBI is investigating the targeting and compromise of U.S. organizations conducting COVID-19-related…
May 12, 2020
As the focus of health care providers and consumers shifts to the next chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic — a phased approach to reopening society — hospitals and health systems face new realities. As time moves on, the need for safe medical care not related to COVID-19 becomes more important than…
May 6, 2020
Town Hall: The Impact of COVID-19 on Hospital Credit Ratings Wednesday, April 29, 2020
May 5, 2020
In its recently updated report “COVID-19 Models: Forecasting the Pandemic’s Spread,”, AHA looks at five new COVID-19 forecasting models, including two free AHA tools to help visualize the nation’s hospital bed capacity.