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Oct 3, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Each year the AHA Quest for Quality Prize recognizes hospitals and health systems that are achieving high-quality care and improving community health. The AHA heartily encourages your organization to apply for the 2023 award.
Sep 30, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
With fall in full swing, there are two easy steps that individuals can take to protect themselves and their families against illness – get a flu shot and get a COVID-19 vaccination or booster.
Sep 27, 2022 by Beth Milaszewski, LCSW at Boston Medical Center
In an industry like health care, where employees are chronically exposed to stressful and even life-threatening experiences, proactively preventing suicide is paramount.
Sep 26, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, I talk with Peggy Abbott, CEO of Ouachita County Medical Center in Camden, Ark.
Sep 23, 2022 by John Riggi, National Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk, AHA
A survey released in early September from Proofpoint, Inc., and the Ponemon Institute, on cybersecurity in health care raises important issues but appears to have a number of significant limitations.
Sep 23, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Forty-six days from now on Nov. 8 millions of Americans will cast their ballots and exercise their most sacred right – the right to vote.
Sep 21, 2022 by Bharath Krishnamurthy, Senior Associate Director Health Analytics, Public Policy, by Aimee Kuhlman, VP Advocacy Grassroots, Government Relations
In July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published its annual outpatient prospective payment system regulation.
Sep 18, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
When you talk with hospital and health system leaders about their biggest challenges and opportunities, one theme continues to be at the top of their list — workforce.
Sep 16, 2022
In order to achieve this mission, hospitals must remain financially viable. But for many hospitals and health systems that’s becoming increasingly difficult as they manage the aftermath and aftershocks of the most significant public health crisis in a century, all of which occurs against the backdrop of historic workforce shortages, broken supply chains, and rabid inflation that has increased the cost of caring.
Sep 16, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
As part of those efforts, we’ll be releasing radio spots that we recorded with state, metropolitan and regional hospital association executives this week and spotlighting case studies from hospitals describing the challenges they are facing.