Emergency Departments (EDs)

“A recent article in the Wall Street Journal wants you to believe that many of our nation’s emergency departments are incapable of caring for children,” writes Chris DeRienzo, M.D., AHA senior vice president and chief physician executive.
U.S. hospital emergency departments have improved many aspects of pediatric readiness since 2013, based on responses by over 3,600 EDs to a 2021 assessment by the National Pediatric Readiness Project, JAMA Network Open reports
With the generous support of many people and organizations, Chris Manson, vice president for government relations at OSF HealthCare in Peoria, Ill., has helped deliver over 50 ambulances and tons of medical supplies to Ukraine since March 2022
As a Metropolitan Anchor Hospital (MAH), MLK Community Healthcare cis guided by the belief that all patients – no matter their insurance status – deserve access to high-quality primary and specialty care services.
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.
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack introduces this special podcast, the story of how one man is working to change the world by delivering refurbished ambulances for second service in Ukraine.
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…
In today’s discussion about older adult care in the ED, Marie Cleary-Fishman, AHA’s vice president of clinical quality, is joined by Dr. Kevin Biese. Dr. Biese serves as the University of North Carolina Hospitals Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, as well as its Co-Director of the Division…