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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.
Jun 24, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Earlier this year we formed the AHA Board of Trustees’ Task Force on Workforce, a key part of our ongoing efforts to sound the alarm about this national emergency and take steps to address it. The task force has worked to identify ideas, policies and solutions to support our current workforce and assure that we have enough health care workers to meet the future needs of our nation.
Jun 23, 2022 by Rick Pollack
All of America’s hospitals and health systems, regardless of size, location and ownership type have provided essential care to their patients and communities during this historic COVID-19 pandemic, all while facing tremendous financial challenges and pressures.
Jun 17, 2022 by Rick Pollack
Two studies released last week during Community Health Improvement Week highlight the tremendous value hospitals provide to benefit their communities.
Jun 16, 2022 by IFDHE Staff
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This tradition started back in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots – a series of demonstrations that were brought on by the continued mistreatment of LGBTQ+ individuals in New York City.
Jun 16, 2022 by Ariel Levin
The AHA is supporting this activity by highlighting tools that aid patients and align with the new federal price transparency policy.
Jun 13, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
American author and disability rights advocate Helen Keller said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”