Chairperson's File

Wright L. Lassiter III, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System and AHA Board Chair, headshot.
Nov 28, 2022
On this episode, Wright Lassiter III talks with Eugene Woods, president and CEO of Atrium Health, based in Charlotte, N.C. , about the role of health systems within the U.S. health care system today and how scale can benefit communities and foster innovations.
Nov 21, 2022
Thanksgiving is a perfect time to express gratitude to the health care professionals in our families, neighborhoods and communities.
Nov 14, 2022
Thursday is National Rural Health Day. It’s an opportunity to focus on the vital work that rural hospitals and health systems are doing each and every day to preserve access to high-quality, affordable care.
Nov 7, 2022
Two issues that a majority of Americans have agreed on during this election cycle are concerns about the economy and inflation.
Oct 31, 2022
On this episode, I talk with Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., CEO and president of Dartmouth Health. Conroy also is the Chair-elect Designate of the AHA Board of Trustees.
Oct 24, 2022
Hospital and health system teams today not only are caring for one patient at a time but also improving the health of their communities.
Oct 17, 2022
Who remembers paper road maps? Before GPS navigation systems and navigation apps on mobile phones, people would unfold an unwieldy paper map and use it to plan and track progress on their journey.
Oct 10, 2022
It’s that time of year again … time to get a flu vaccine. We know that getting a flu vaccine is the best defense against seasonal influenza viruses and potentially severe consequences including hospitalization and death. And this flu season, many people can get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster at the…
Oct 3, 2022
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.