Hospitals Against Violence

Sep 28, 2022
According to the CDC, firearms are used in approximately 50% of all suicides. In this podcast, Dr. Emmy Betz, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative joins Laura Castellanos, associate director,…
Aug 19, 2022
Each day, more than 300 Americans are shot, and, according to the CDC, more than 110 are killed by gunfire. T
Aug 2, 2022
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack and AHA Chief Nursing Officer and CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership Robyn Begley in an op-ed published in The Hill newspaper. 
Jun 14, 2022
AHA today voiced support for the Senate’s bipartisan framework to help reduce gun violence in communities.
Jun 10, 2022
A number of health care organizations have taken initiatives to address this ongoing national tragedy, but active engagement is needed by more health systems and hospitals already committed to improving community health status.
Jun 8, 2022
AHA has made a donation to the Robb School Memorial Fund to aid families affected by the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Jun 7, 2022
Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., today introduced the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022, legislation that would extend to health care workers federal protections against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport…
Jun 7, 2022
Congress should enact the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act, which provides health care workplace protections against violence similar to those that exist for flight crews, flight attendants and airport workers.
Jun 3, 2022
Hospitals and health systems today participated in AHA’s sixth annual Hospitals Against Violence #HAVhope Friday.
Jun 3, 2022
On Wednesday evening, a gunman killed four people in a medical building on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. We grieve with the victims and their families, as well as the entire Saint Francis Health System team, as they mourn the loss of four members of their community.