New Council Leaders…Mary Lou Mastro, system CEO for Edward-Elmhurst Health in Naperville, Ill., is 2018 council chair of the AHA’s Constituency Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services. Joseph Miller, Ph.D. vice-president of behavioral health care transformation services for Hackensack…
Feb 8, 2018
Update on Key Issues in the Behavioral Health Care Field: February 2018
Feb 7, 2018
An Update on Key Issues in the Behavioral Health Care Field: February 2018
A Monthly Report for Members of the American Hospital Association and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems. 1. Congress Re-Authorizes CHIP for Six Years 2. President Trump Signs Orders to Expand Mental Health Treatment for Veterans 3. President Trump Extends Opioid Emergency…
Jan 31, 2018
The Value Initiative provides thought leadership on the issue of affordability to hospital and health system leaders while also serving as a forum for knowledge exchange.
Jan 19, 2018
This page contains materials and information from the AHA and other national organizations about a broad range of violence prevention resources and programs. Consider participating in these national and community coalitions as you develop your “Hospitals Against Violence” initiatives. Let us know so we can include your state and local efforts on this list.
AHA Information about Partnerships and Coalitions Podcast: University of Vermont Medical Center, June 2017: Speaker: Sister Patricia McKittrick, Community Health Improvement Coordinator. Sister Pat shares how University of Vermont Medical Center is building community and social cohesion through…
Jan 18, 2018
The Issue The Affordable Care Act (ACA) required the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to penalize hospitals for “excess” readmissions when compared to “expected” levels of readmissions. Since the start of the program on Oct. 1, 2012, hospitals have experienced nearly $1.9 billion…
Jan 17, 2018
The AHA is committed to addressing the resilience and well-being across the health care workforce. Below are resources to understand the drivers and implications of burnout, how to foster and grow, resilience and well-being and the tools hospitals and health systems can use to ensure a strong and vibrant team. Key resources to understand burnout and its implications:
Jan 16, 2018
Replacing the AHA's Patients' Bill of Rights, this plain language brochure informs patients about what they should expect during their hospital stay with regard to their rights and responsibilities.
Jan 10, 2018
Section Council Meetings March 1-2, 2018 Conrad Chicago Chicago, IL June 7-8, 2018 The Chase Park Plaza St. Louis, MO September 13-14, 2018 Westin DC City Center Washington, DC AHA Annual Meeting 2018 Sunday, May 6-Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Washington, DC 26th Annual Health Forum and AHA…
Jan 9, 2018
An archive of new material added to the American Hospital Association Resource Center.
New Materials List for November 28, 2017 New Materials List for June 13, 2017 New Materials List for February 28, 2017 New Materials List for January 26, 2017 New Materials List for March 10, 2016 New Materials List for December 8, 2015 New Materials List for June 29, 2015…