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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.
Sep 15, 2022 by Ogechi Emechebe
UnidosUS honors Raul Yzaguirre for his life, legacy and commitment to equality for the Latino community. Hispanic Heritage Month, held annually from September 15 through October 15, celebrates the history, culture and legacy of the Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States.
Sep 12, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month — a time for mental health advocates, community organizations, health care organizations and others to highlight resources and raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic.
Sep 9, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
This week’s observance of Labor Day reminds us of the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity and well-being.
Aug 22, 2022 by Rebecca B. Chickey, MPH
Stress has always been present in our lives, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, it reached new levels for many groups of people.
Aug 22, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, I talk with Julie Yaroch, D.O., president of ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital in Adrian, Mich. Julie and I talk about the issues that rural hospitals face, including workforce shortages, increased costs of care, and an aging population.