COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

Jan 11, 2021
Making everyone part of the solution and collaborations between clinical and hospital leadership is key to navigating the pandemic. In this first in a four-part series on lessons learned on the front lines, read about how teamwork at both Henry Ford Health System and Medisys Health Network…
Dec 18, 2020
In an article published in JAMA, Jonathan Perlin M.D., president, clinical operations, and chief medical officer, HCA Healthcare, discusses how with the COVID-19 pandemic, “the less appreciated ravage has been excess morbidity and mortality from patients who have forgone essential care due to…
Dec 17, 2020
Please join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., for the eleventh in a series of Leadership Rounds — short conversations on a range of key issues Dr. Estes will have with hospital and health system leaders from across the country. Dr. Estes was joined by Rodney F. Hochman, M.D., President and CEO,…
Dec 8, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has released hospital-level data on COVID-19 capacity, aggregated by week going back to Aug. 1.
Dec 3, 2020
Please join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., for the tenth in a series of Leadership Rounds. Dr. Estes is joined by Claire Zangerle, MSN, MBA, RN, Chief Nurse Executive at Allegheny Health Network (AHN), to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and…
Dec 3, 2020
Please join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., for the ninth in a series of Leadership Rounds — short conversations on a range of key issues Dr. Estes will have with hospital and health system leaders from across the country. Dr. Estes is joined by Sarah Krevans, President and Chief Executive…
Dec 1, 2020
The Snapshot is the American Hospital Association’s look at America’s hospitals’ capacity to provide care during COVID-19. America’s hospitals and health systems continue to face historic challenges, including unprecedented financial pressures. It is vitally important that hospitals and health…
Nov 30, 2020
Claire Zangerle, R.N., chief nurse executive at Allegheny Health Network, will join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., Dec. 3 at 3:30 p.m. ET to discuss how hospitals can support their workforce as they move past relief, recovery and rebuilding toward reimagining health care and innovation.
Nov 30, 2020
The AHA’s 2021 Environmental Scan is a useful resource for looking ahead. It provides key data and insights on the current operational landscape and is designed to help leaders maneuver the rough road ahead.
Nov 24, 2020
The AHA, along with the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Anesthesiologists and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, released Joint Statement: Roadmap for Maintaining Essential Surgery during COVID-19 Pandemic, an update to a previous joint statement most recently…