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

Feb 17, 2022
Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida, reflects on lessons learned and best practices moving forward. We know that our field will continue to be challenged by COVID-19, but this pandemic has taught us a valuable lesson: The future is not going to wait for us, and instead we have to be ready to…
Feb 15, 2022
The American Hospital Association in 2022 will continue to work with Congress and the Administration to focus on providing relief, ensuring a necessary recovery and rebuilding a better health care system for the future. We need to address ongoing challenges that have been further exacerbated during…
Feb 14, 2022
During the omicron wave, the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine was 87% effective at preventing emergency and urgent care visits and 95% effective at preventing hospitalizations in adults who received a third dose in the prior two months, according to a study released by the Centers for Disease…
Feb 11, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration today authorized emergency use of the monoclonal antibody bebtelovimab to treat COVID-19 in outpatients at risk of progressing to severe disease or hospitalization.
Feb 11, 2022
The AHA and Musicians On Call are collaborating on a digital campaign to thank front-line caregivers around Valentine’s Day through digital promotions, social media and surprise virtual performances by celebrity artists.
Feb 9, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday warned health care providers and parents that enteral feeding tubes can become wrapped about a child’s neck, causing strangulation or death, citing reports of two deaths last year involving children under age 2.
Feb 9, 2022
Please contact your senators today and urge them to cosponsor the Provider Relief Fund Improvement Act, bipartisan legislation that would allow hospitals and health systems to access quickly the remaining funds from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) and give them more flexibility in how and when…
Feb 8, 2022
The AHA and seven other national hospital organizations turge congressional leaders to act quickly to ensure hospitals and health systems have the additional resources they need to continue to care for their communities and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, including additional relief from…
Feb 7, 2022
In a study of over 13,000 pregnant individuals who delivered at 17 U.S.
Feb 7, 2022
Today I had the opportunity to welcome more than 1,000 people to the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference.