COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

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,…
Mar 30, 2021
2021 marks year three of the AHA Physician Alliance, created to help hospital and health systems better engage and partner with physician leadership and to strengthen that voice in the American Hospital Association’s  policy efforts.
Mar 23, 2021
After studying how supply chains broke down during the pandemic’s early days and talking with affected health care executives, physicians, engineers and others, Hannah recently outlined in Harvard Business Review steps health care organizations can take to create a more resilient PPE supply…
Mar 22, 2021
Health care is about human connection: people taking care of people. The people of America’s hospitals and health systems do this each and every day, and the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the vital role they play in our nation’s health and safety. 
Mar 17, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a National Emphasis Program related to COVID-19 enforcement that expands upon OSHA’s current enforcement efforts by targeting specific high-hazard industries or activities where the risk of workers contracting COVID-19 is substantial.
Mar 12, 2021
A Sunday, March 14 segment on 60 Minutes+ (available on streaming service Paramount+ rather than CBS) will underscore the struggles health care workers are facing amidst the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Mar 11, 2021
AHA Statement for Education & Labor, Workforce Protections Subcommittee on “Clearing the Air: Science-Based Strategies to Protect Workers from COVID-19 Infections”
Mar 5, 2021
To help hospitals and health systems address maternal and neonatal health during this public crisis, the AHA has assembled resources from across the field that you may find useful as you provide safe and high-quality care to mothers and babies during this time.
Feb 19, 2021
To help combat burnout and fatigue amidst the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on health care workers’ wellbeing, the International Hospital Federation and the International Society for Quality in Health Care are hosting a Feb. 23 conference that will share good practices and innovations on how…
Feb 18, 2021
Front-line health care workers impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis can apply for copayment assistance through a new HealthWell fund for behavioral health treatments.