COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

May 19, 2021
Since the first COVID-19 cases were diagnosed and the pandemic changed the ways in which patients were able to access traditional health care settings, providers were required to navigate significant challenges to ensure their services were still able to reach millions of patients. In response,…
May 19, 2021
A strong and reliable medical supply chain is a critical and integral component to delivering safe and effective high quality care to patients; however, it has become increasingly clear that the level of fragility across our national medical supply chain is unsustainable and poses significant risk…
May 18, 2021
The National Academy of Medicine released separate discussion papers examining the experiences of payers and clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons learned and priorities for the sectors going forward. 
May 6, 2021
AHA urges the Department of Health and Human Services to extend the deadline for hospitals and other health care providers to use their COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund payments until the end of the public health emergency.
May 6, 2021
On May 5, Dr. James Madara, the AMA’s chief executive officer and executive vice president spoke with AHA’s Rick Pollack, president and chief executive officer, about prioritizing medical justice to address health equity, health care post-pandemic and strategies to increase the numbers of people…
Apr 15, 2021
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…
Mar 17, 2021
The AHA released a new fact sheet highlighting how hospitals and health systems continue to experience financial challenges more than a year into the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Mar 11, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed many of the things that shape our lives: our relationships, our work, our interactions with technology and one another. And although it has undoubtedly changed leaders, it hasn’t changed what we know about leadership.
Feb 24, 2021
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Feb 23, 2021
Tri-County Health Care in Wadena, Minn., experienced a cultural transformation over the past two years that significantly improved employee engagement, patient satisfaction, quality and safety, and other key operating parameters. What its leaders could not have predicted, however, was how this work…