AHA

Mar 18, 2020
Hospitals and health systems respond to the injuries caused by firearms every day. Gun violence has a significant public health dimension, and hospital and health system leaders have the unique ability to lead initiatives to reduce the risk of violence and advocate for advancing health.   The…
Mar 18, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are committed to continually making their communities and workplaces safer. Key to that is preventing violence within hospitals, ensuring the safety of staff and patients. Through the Hospitals Against Violence initiative, AHA is highlighting successful programs and…
Mar 18, 2020
The Hospitals Against Violence Initiative (HAV) is sharing examples and best practices with the field, with a particular emphasis on youth violence prevention, workplace violence prevention and combating human trafficking. Explore this page for the latest news and events pertaining to effective…
Mar 18, 2020
Violence is a growing public health issue so in the fall of 2016, the AHA's Hospital Against Violence (HAV) initiative was created. HAV supports AHA members and the health care field as they work to combat workplace and community violence by providing educational offerings, tools, resources;…
Feb 21, 2020
In September 2011, the American Hospital Association convened a roundtable of clinical and health systems experts to examine the future primary care workforce needs of patients, as well as the role hospitals and health care systems can play in effectively delivering primary care.
Feb 21, 2020
This paper is designed to continue the conversation around the concepts discussed in AHA's "Hospitals and Care Systems of the Future", and the AHA Workforce Center's "Workforce Roles in a Redesigned Primary Care Model" and "Reconfiguring the Bedside Care Team of the Future" and explore them in…
Feb 21, 2020
The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently convened a roundtable (for a list of participants, see Appendix B) to discuss whether the traditional bedside care team could be reconfigured to meet the imminent needs of the U. S. population. These needs emanate from a more culturally and socio-…
Jan 31, 2020
The Health Care Talent Scan will help you better understand the latest forces and trends affecting health care human resources. With insights from the field’s most trusted sources, it can help you turn the challenges presented by health care’s rapid transformation into opportunities for lasting…
Jan 9, 2020
America’s hospitals and health systems are at the center of their communities, both as providers of critical services and as large – and often the largest – employers. Labor is the largest single cost for most hospitals, and the workforce is essential to the critical mission of providing life-…