Workplace Safety

Hospitals engage in an array of collaborative activities designed to improve the quality and safety of the care they provide. A safe practice environment for staff, patients and families is imperative to the delivery of quality care.

These AHA organizations help improve quality and safety in hospitals and health systems across the nation. Explore their resources:


Workforce Library


AHA divisions devoted to advancing workforce issues:

AHA Physician Alliance logo
AONE logo
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Institute for Diversity and Health Equity logo
 
Dec 9, 2022
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality seeks input on how the Department of Health and Human Services can most effectively advance patient and health care workforce safety through a National Healthcare System Action Alliance to Advance Patient Safety, which the agency plans to launch next…
Oct 26, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services will host a Nov. 14 listening session with health care systems and other stakeholders on its plan to create a National Healthcare System Action Alliance to Advance Patient Safety. HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra will invite U.S. health care systems and other…
Jun 14, 2022
AHA letter to Representatives Dean and Bucshon voicing support for their legislation, the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act (H.R. 7961).
Jun 9, 2022
AHA applauds Representatives Dean and Bucshon for their leadership in introducing the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022.
Jun 7, 2022
The Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees Act introduced June 7, 2022, by Representatives Dean (D-PA) and Bucshon (R-IN).
Jun 7, 2022
Workers who dedicate themselves to saving lives deserve a safe environment – free of violence and intimidation – in which to deliver care.
Jun 7, 2022
Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., today introduced the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees Act.
Jun 2, 2022
Yesterday was another unfortunate example of gun violence in our country. This latest incident was in a medical facility, a place of healing, on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla.