Staffing Ratios

Apr 19, 2023
The AHA appreciates the opportunity to provide the subcommittee with information for its hearing on Examining Existing Federal Programs to Build a Stronger Health Workforce and Improve Primary Care.
Apr 3, 2023
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the largest associations representing America’s hospitals and nursing homes, respectively, sent a joint letter today to Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (…
Feb 1, 2023
Hospitals and health systems continue to face serious economic challenges relating to escalating expenses and staffing shortages. One health system met the challenge head on. Mary Marran of Care New England explains how they kept their focus on short-term economic recovery plans, while addressing…
Mar 1, 2022
In tonight’s State of the Union address, President Biden is expected to announce plans to establish new minimum staffing ratios for nursing homes.
Feb 15, 2022
For the first time in nearly two decades, staffing shortages replaced financial challenges as the top concern among CEOs in the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey. In December, a Moody’s Investors Service report forecast that staffing shortages and labor costs will bring…
Aug 20, 2021
Patient-to-nurse staffing ratios are a static and ineffective tool that cannot guarantee a safe heath care environment, writes Mary Ann Fuchs, president of AHA’s American Organization for Nursing Leadership affiliate, responding to a recent op-ed in the New York Times.
Aug 20, 2021
The essay Nurses Deserve Better. So Do Their Patients is right to note the “awesome” impact that nurses have within our health care system and in the battle against Covid-19.
Mar 29, 2021
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