Issue Brief

Jan 25, 2022
As demand for hospital care remains high and patient acuity for both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 care has increased, hospitals and health systems are facing a critical shortage of workers necessary to meet that demand.
Jan 11, 2022
This brief provides tips to help your organization get started with collecting and using demographic data, an essential tool for understanding the impact of your work.
Jan 11, 2022
This document makes suggestions for designing, implementing, and assessing the impact of programs and investments through gathering and analyzing demographic data ensuring responsive and relevant approaches to impact.
May 5, 2021
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP, Plaintiff, v. XAVIER BECCERA, et al., Defendants. CASE NO.: 1:21-CV-00027-LPS
Dec 2, 2020
As hospitals consider how and where they deliver care to patients, many are seeing the hospital-at-home model as a promising approach to improve value.
Nov 6, 2020
The American Hospital Association issue brief “Improving Health Equity Through Medical-Legal Partnerships” discusses how such partnerships are supporting vulnerable populations and improving individual well-being and community health, and highlights case examples and resources.
Oct 27, 2020
Patients have many questions when planning for their care. An important one is: How much is this going to cost me?
Sep 28, 2020
To better support patients and their families through an acute or chronic illness, hospitals are adopting team-based models of care that encompass patients’ medical and social needs across the care continuum.
Aug 11, 2020
With the number of older adults in the United States projected to double in the next 40 years, hospitals and health systems are adapting low-tech, value-based strategies to improve patient outcomes for older adults. This issue brief highlights ways that age-friendly care’s 4Ms Framework and…
Jun 30, 2020
A new AHA report finds that the immense financial strain facing hospitals and health systems due to COVID-19 will continue through at least the end of 2020, with patient volume expected to remain well below baseline levels. The report estimates total losses for the nation’s hospitals and health…