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Jun 2, 2021
On September 12, 2012, Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) acquired the assets of the former Hospital of Saint Raphael, located within blocks of each other in New Haven, Connecticut. The results achieved have exceeded expectations across all performance dimensions, including the efficient expansion of clinical programming at an otherwise underutilized campus, significant cost savings, and a stabilized workforce.
Nov 23, 2020
A Health Care Human Resources Thought Leader Forum: 2020 has been a year filled with protests against racial, social and criminal injustice, sparked by the killing of George Floyd. The ongoing pandemic has also amplified the disparities in health care resulting from structural inequities. This confluence of circumstances has made it imperative for health care providers to gain a deeper understanding of our nation’s history of oppression and accelerate their efforts to eliminate the systemic racism that continues to put the lives of so many people of color at risk.
Aug 4, 2020
Development of this compendium has been led by a recently formed AHA Board Task Force with input from many members of the association. While it is not intended to be an all-inclusive resource and will evolve over time as we learn more, it provides important questions and checklists to consider moving forward.
May 6, 2020
During this national health crisis, hospitals and health systems are doing everything they can to care for their patients and communities, and that extends to our health care heroes serving on the front lines — physicians, nurses and the entire health care team, including food services, environmental services, administrative, EMS and support staff.
May 1, 2020
[REPORT] The 52nd Semi-Annual ASHHRA/IRI Labor Activity in Health Care Report includes: an analysis of national, regional and state representation petitions and elections (RC, RD and RM) as reported by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) during 2018 and 2019; and the Labor Law/Activity Update.
Apr 1, 2020
The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe remains a significant concern in the workplace. Health care employers, especially those operating in a hospital setting, are confronting difficult questions regarding how to handle labor/ management relations, leave and accommodation, safety and health, and other employment issues. Littler Mendelson prepared the following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and accompanying sample forms and policies, designed to help address some of the more common questions that healthcare employers currently face. This information was last updated on March 27, 2020, and is intended to provide a highly summarized, quick-referenced list of considerations for healthcare-sector employers – THIS IS NOT INTENDED AS, AND IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR EXPERIENCED LEGAL ADVICE.
Mar 11, 2020
Wake Forest Baptist Health capitalizes on relationships between environmental services staff and patients to drive coordinated care.
Workforce Case Study: Artificial Intelligence Automating Processes for Professionals - Partners Healthcare, Boston, MAFeb 24, 2020
Boston-based Partners HealthCare’s use of artificial intelligence is the focus of a recently released workforce TrendWatch from AHA. Read how Partners is deploying AI to verify and update more than 28,000 of its employee licenses.
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 greater depth.