Physician Workforce

Apr 15, 2020
While you are doing your part to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) and American Hospital Association (AHA) want to ensure you have resources to help keep your work environment safe from cyber-threats that could disrupt your practice, the hospital, or…
Mar 18, 2020
President Trump today invoked the Defense Production Act to expand production of ventilators, masks and other emergency medical supplies.
Mar 6, 2020
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.15% in February to a seasonally adjusted 5,257,900 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Jan 29, 2020
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA Physician Alliance, talks with Benjamin Anderson, former CEO of Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kan., about how his hospital took a chance on an unorthodox approach to recruit physicians, including offering four-…
Jan 8, 2020
Carrie Saia, CEO of Holton (Kan.) Community Hospital, and Erin Locke, a physician at the hospital, recently participated in AHA’s Physician Leadership Experience and shared their thoughts on why this unique opportunity so profoundly affects providers.
Dec 18, 2019
Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance, examines key competencies today’s health care leaders should look for in the next generation of workers.
Dec 17, 2019
The AHA Physician Alliance regularly convenes senior physician executives for high-level conversations on the issues keeping them up at night. AHA Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., and AHA Physician Alliance Vice President Elisa Arespacochaga share highlights from 2019. Read more
Oct 2, 2019
In this AHA Stat Blog, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance, discusses how one organization is addressing the root causes of workforce burnout to help busy physicians and other leaders thrive.
Sep 17, 2019
As the nation marks National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, the AHA Physician Alliance and Education Development Center hope to spark a conversation that saves lives and advances dialogue on the issue by giving physicians a platform to share their knowledge, stories of recovery and ideas for…
Aug 6, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will discontinue the Medicare Advantage Qualifying Payment Arrangement Incentive Demonstration due to low participation, the agency announced last week.