Congress has headed home for its traditional August recess. That tradition began, by the way, as a sensible concession to Washington, D.C.’s steamy summer climate, long before central air conditioning came to Capitol Hill in 1938.
Aug 19, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Aug 15, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
The work that hospitals and health systems are doing to improve the overall health of their communities is just as important as the work to treat injuries and diseases.
Aug 12, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
At this summer’s AHA Leadership Summit, senior health care executives, clinicians and experts shared state-of-the-art thinking on conquering the challenges facing our field and bold ideas for transforming health care in our country.
Aug 11, 2022 by Dawn French
Situated in the heart of Westchester County and just outside of New York City, White Plains Hospital was among the first hospitals in New York to face the COVID-19 pandemic during the early days of 2020, back when there were many unknowns.
Aug 8, 2022 by Roxie Wells, M.D., President, Cape Fear Valley Hoke Hospital, by Christine Albert, Chief Marketing and Experience Officer, LCMC Health
This is a confusing time in the public health emergency. Americans are thinking less about COVID-19 on a daily basis and many are eager to move on.
Aug 8, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
The AHA has long believed that tackling health disparities and promoting diversity within health care leadership are critical to ensuring high-quality care for all people.
Aug 5, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
One important learning from the two-and-a-half-year COVID-19 pandemic is that the public health emergency (PHE) waivers made an enormous difference for hospitals and health systems.
Aug 3, 2022 by Nancy Foster, by Marie Cleary-Fishman
A Quality Leadership Roundtable that took place at the 2022 American Hospital Association Leadership Summit in San Diego. Hosted by the AHA Living Learning Network.
Aug 1, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Remaining resilient as new variants of COVID-19 spread. Launching mobile health services to help ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Jul 29, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Delaying and denying authorizations for medically necessary care. Forcing patients to try potentially ineffective treatments through step therapy, or “fail first” protocols that require patients to try and fail certain treatments before the insurer will authorize more costly treatments.