Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, standing in front of the AHA seal and a United States flag.

May 25, 2023
We at the American Hospital Association, all of our members, and the individuals working in hospitals and health systems across America, salute our fallen. We work in health care to help save lives, but we understand firsthand the toll of loss, especially the loss of young lives given in service.
May 19, 2023
After three years of caring on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, health care providers are confronting a landscape deeply altered by its effects, including the emergence of behavioral health care as an even greater challenge.
May 12, 2023
Yesterday marked the official end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. For more than three years, hospitals, health systems and front-line health care workers have worked tirelessly to care for patients, comfort families and protect communities.
May 5, 2023
This year’s observance of National Hospital Week, May 7-13, and National Nurses Week, May 6-12, are opportunities to thank our dedicated caregivers and recognize the tremendous job they have done taking care of our country through one of the most trying episodes in our history.
Apr 28, 2023
We must stabilize hospitals’ finances to ensure access to patient care. We must strengthen the health care workforce.
Apr 21, 2023
Hospitals and health systems are facing many significant challenges, including historic workforce shortages, soaring costs of providing care, cracks in the supply chain, severe underpayment by Medicare and Medicaid, and overwhelming regulatory and administrative burdens, just to name a few. These…
Apr 14, 2023
Hospital and health system leaders from across the country next weekend will begin to arrive in Washington, D.C. for the 2023 AHA Annual Membership Meeting
Apr 7, 2023
Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program are facing the most significant coverage challenge since the passage of the Affordable Care Act 13 years ago.
Mar 31, 2023
One year ago, we asked hospitals and health systems to participate in an important effort – AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap.