Testimony

AHA urges Congress to enact the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667) and prioritize funding to support the nation’s health care workforce needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Since the first COVID-19 cases were diagnosed and the pandemic changed the ways in which patients were able to access traditional health care settings, providers were required to navigate significant challenges to ensure their services were still able to reach millions of patients. In response,…
A strong and reliable medical supply chain is a critical and integral component to delivering safe and effective high quality care to patients; however, it has become increasingly clear that the level of fragility across our national medical supply chain is unsustainable and poses significant risk…
Being a member of a health system brings measurable benefits to patients and health system employees: lower health care costs, improved patient care, better access to health care providers, and increased investment in technology and equipment.
The increased use of telehealth since the start of the public health emergency (PHE) is producing high-quality outcomes for patients, closing longstanding workforce gaps and those that arose as a result of an overwhelmed, hardworking provider workforce, and protecting access for patients too…
AHA Statement for Education & Labor, Workforce Protections Subcommittee on “Clearing the Air: Science-Based Strategies to Protect Workers from COVID-19 Infections”
AHA Statement before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, on The Future of Telehealth: COVID-19 is Changing the Delivery of Virtual Care.
John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on defending communities from cyber threats during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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AHA’s statement for the record to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for the May 27, 2020 hearing, “The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color.”