AHA Stat Blog


Jul 15, 2022 by Akin Demehin
Recent reports have mischaracterized Medicare’s proposals to account for the impact of COVID-19 in its quality measurement programs as “hiding” important and useful patient safety data from the public.
Jul 15, 2022 by Priya Bathija
Over the past few years, we have seen an increase in tech-based approaches to improving maternal outcomes and the birthing journey.
Jul 14, 2022 by John Allison, by Akin Demehin
In 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) overhauled the Hospital Overall Quality Star Ratings methodology with the expressed purpose of making ratings more transparent, equitable, stable and predictable.
Jul 13, 2022 by Mark Sevilla
This month we celebrate National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, so it is appropriate that we consider the impact of our words as we work to reduce the stigma around mental health issues.
Jul 11, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
One demographic in the U.S. that has been constant in recent years is the aging of the population.
Jul 8, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
When the best minds in health care come together on a national stage you can count on sparks flying, great discussions, new ideas emerging and the entire profession taking a step forward.
Jun 30, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
After months of hot debate and strenuous give-and-take, 38 delegates signed the Constitution of the United States on Sept. 17, 1787.
Jun 29, 2022 by Lindsey Dunn Burgstahler
This blog by Lindsey Dunn-Burgstahler of the AHA Center for Health Innovation highlights three emerging ideas with the potential for a big impact on health, all shared at the 2022 Aspen Institute’s Aspen Ideas Festival.
Jun 28, 2022 by Aisha Syeda, MPH - Senior Program Manager, Strategic Initiatives American Hospital Association
The AAMC Center for Health Justice’s Maternal Health Incubator last month kicked off with this jolting reminder. The 2-day event convened diverse individuals to collectively understand the data needed for addressing maternal health inequities effectively.
Jun 27, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association, talks with Erin Fraher, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and research associate professor in the Department of Surgery at UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, N.C. She also is director of the Carolina Health Workforce Research Center, one of five national health workforce research centers in the U.S.