COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

Nov 17, 2020
The recently launched AHA Living Learning Network (LLN) provides essential resources through a peer-to-peer community of health care professionals dedicated to helping hospitals and health systems recover, rebuild and reimagine health care while responding to the pandemic.
Nov 10, 2020
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., for its “lame-duck” session, in which lawmakers will take up pressing, end-of-year business. Funding for the federal government, as well as other key health care provisions, are set to expire Dec. 11.
Nov 9, 2020
The House of Representatives approved the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act (H.R. 6800) on May 15, 2020, and an updated version on Sept. Both bills included the COVID-19 Every Worker First Protection Act of 2020, which would require new Occupational Safety and…
Oct 8, 2020
Captain Joselito Ignacio and Leslie Hintz will walk through their new PPE Preservation Planning Toolkit which was developed to support hospitals and health systems in the planning and implementation of PPE preservation strategies.
Sep 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic makes working in health care especially exhausting both physically and mentally. These front-line care workers face putting their families and colleagues at risk for exposure to the virus, working extended shift hours and confronting an unimaginable death toll.
Aug 27, 2020
Learning mental health first aid could ease the exacerbation of behavioral health conditions during the COVID-19 public health emergency, writes Katherine Bunting, chief executive officer of Illinois-based Fairfield Memorial Hospital. Learn more about the importance of knowing how to respond and…
Aug 21, 2020
August is traditionally the time to take a break, go on vacation, or just slow it down and relax for a bit. For many people, that’s off the table this year. COVID-19’s impact on health, our economy and our ability to gather in groups has been a game changer for people’s personal plans.
Aug 19, 2020
The AHA unveiled the latest component of the association’s Wear A Mask initiative, with new content and collaborations to share resources and amplify key public health messages to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Aug 13, 2020
The third in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. Harsh K. Trivedi, President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt, to discuss how the health system is navigating the COVID-19 crisis in Maryland. This episode was recorded on August 13, 2020.