Hospitals Against Violence

Nov 28, 2022
A new memorandum from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reinforcing the agency’s role in enforcing regulatory expectations that patients and hospital staff have an environment that prioritizes their safety to ensure effective delivery of health care.
Nov 11, 2022
In an op-ed published in STAT, Mary Beth Kingston, chief nursing officer at Advocate Aurora Health and a member of the AHA board of trustees, and Christopher S. Kang, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians, urge Congress to enact the bipartisan Safety From Violence for Healthcare…
Nov 3, 2022
The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, Jones Day and HEAL Trafficking (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkage) today held a special convening, Forced Labor in Health Care Supply Chains: What Hospital Leaders Need to Know to provide practical information and resources to health care…
Nov 1, 2022
Founded in 1829, Regional One Health is the oldest health system in Tennessee. With an acute care hospital and several specialty and outpatient facilities across Memphis, Regional One Health cares for some of the most traumatic and complex cases in the region.
Oct 25, 2022
Saturday’s senseless violence at Methodist Dallas Medical Center that took the lives of two health care workers has stunned the health care community across the country.
Sep 28, 2022
According to the CDC, firearms are used in approximately 50% of all suicides. In this podcast, Dr. Emmy Betz, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative joins Laura Castellanos, associate director,…
Aug 19, 2022
Each day, more than 300 Americans are shot, and, according to the CDC, more than 110 are killed by gunfire. T
Aug 2, 2022
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack and AHA Chief Nursing Officer and CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership Robyn Begley in an op-ed published in The Hill newspaper. 
Jun 14, 2022
AHA today voiced support for the Senate’s bipartisan framework to help reduce gun violence in communities.
Jun 10, 2022
A number of health care organizations have taken initiatives to address this ongoing national tragedy, but active engagement is needed by more health systems and hospitals already committed to improving community health status.