Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)

Apr 6, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released updated guidance for compliance with the agency’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement for health care staff.
Apr 5, 2022
It is no accident that so many hospitals and health systems performed at their best under the worst pandemic conditions. Lessons learned years earlier enabled organizations to excel under the stress of the pandemic.
Apr 4, 2022
AHA and AHRQ are releasing a new toolkit for preventing CLABSI and CAUTI in intensive care units. It the customizable resource offers assessment tools and a reduction plan.
Mar 30, 2022
As Congress and the Administration continue to discuss potential legislation that would provide additional resources to address the challenges caused by COVID-19, it is imperative that hospital and health system leaders contact their lawmakers and urge support for a number of priorities to…
Mar 28, 2022
AHA, hospital groups ask U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Xavier Becerra, to renew the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).
Mar 28, 2022
AHA letter to OSHA requesting a deadline extension for the comment period reopening of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) interim final rule establishing an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on “Occupational Exposure to COVID–19” (Docket No. OSHA–2020–0004).
Mar 28, 2022
Join AHA’s Board Chair Wright Lassiter III for Leadership Dialogue as he discusses key issues with hospitals colleagues from across the country. Watch the video and listen to the podcasts. New videos will post the last Monday of each month.
Mar 24, 2022
Since the beginning of 2020, hospitals, health systems and post-acute care providers — along with their doctors, nurses and other team members — have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, working tirelessly to provide lifesaving care for patients, families and communities.
Mar 23, 2022
AHA urges Congress to provide immediate additional support for hospitals and health systems as COVID-19 challenges persist.
Mar 22, 2022
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today reopened the comment period for certain topics in its interim final rule establishing an emergency temporary standard for occupational exposure to COVID-19.