Leadership

May 27, 2016
On Memorial Day we remember and honor the noble and brave men and women of our armed forces who gave their lives in the service of our country. Their ultimate sacrifice has defended our freedom and helps to safeguard our future. Our celebration of their lives ensures that their loss is not…
May 6, 2016
There are more than five million dedicated women and men working in more than 5,000 hospitals in every state and community across America. While those numbers tell an impressive story about the critical role America’s hospitals play in our national life, there’s a better story. It’s a story best…
May 4, 2016
Read complete coverage of the AHA Annual meeting, including news from top AHA leaders, federal lawmakers, government officials and more. Experts air proposals to rein in rising prescription drug prices
Apr 1, 2016
This week, we lost a health care giant – AHA President Emeritus Dick Davidson. Throughout the week, I’ve been reflecting on Dick’s lifetime of leadership and his many accomplishments. They were big. 16 years leading the AHA. More than 20 years leading the Maryland Hospital Association. He was…
Mar 4, 2016
Having the right information at the right time is one key to improving patient care. That requires interoperable health information technology systems that talk to each other and seamlessly exchange information. Hospitals have made big strides in sharing information – for example, in 2014, nearly…
Mar 1, 2016
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) members are invited to apply for a learning fellowship on managing population health and succeeding in the new physician payment models that take effect in 2019, also known as Medicare Access and CHIP…
Jan 27, 2016
Hospitals and health care systems are striving to achieve the Triple Aim—improving the patient experience, improving the health of populations and reducing the cost of health care. To achieve these goals, hospital leaders are designing new care delivery systems. Adoption of these new systems can be…
Jan 28, 2015
As the field moves from a fee-for-service to value-based model, leaders are focusing on quality, population health management and providing more integrated, better coordinated care. The goals are to improve the health of the community through increased access to primary care, appropriate admissions…
Jan 26, 2015
As the field moves from a fee-for-service to value-based model, hospitals are focusing on quality and population health management, and on providing more integrated, better coordinated care.
Jul 30, 2014
The compendium is a collection of action-oriented resources that can help design and implement strategies that will assist in delivering care that is safe, timely, equitable, effective, efficient and patient-centered.