AHA Opioid Toolkit

Provides guidance and information to help hospitals address the opioid crisis. Learn more

Community Conversations Toolkit

Use AHA's toolkit to begin discussions with stakeholders about the health care needs of your community

What's New

  • Preparing for MACRA: Three Part Podcast Series featuring Henry Ford Health System

    Members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Hospital Association have teamed up to share their experience of how they have tackled the challenges of MACRA. This three part series moderated by Dr. Jay Bhatt, chief medical officer and senior vice president at the American Hospital Association and president of the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), examines how clinicians and administration leadership are working together to prepare for the payment changes coming as a part of MACRA. To access the podcasts click here »

  • Coming in January 2018 - Physician Leadership Forum to Become AHA Physician Alliance

    AHA has worked closely with physician groups over the years, strengthening the AHA’s connection with physicians through the Physician Leadership Forum. As we move into 2018, we are excited to launch a new era of activities with the launch of the AHA Physician Alliance. The Alliance is framed by three fundamental values that foster shared decision-making and forge a common language among all health care leaders – Lead Well. Be Well. Care Well. To learn more and sign up to join us click here »

  • Antibiotic Stewardship Resource for Small, Critical Access Hospitals Available

    The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, in partnership with the AHA, Pew Charitable Trusts and Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, today issued guidance to help small and critical access hospitals implement programs to improve antibiotic prescribing and use and reduce the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections. The resource offers practical strategies based on CDC's core elements for antibiotic stewardship programs in hospitals, nursing homes and outpatient facilities, and continues AHA's efforts to ensure the appropriate use of medical resources. For additional resources click here »

About the Physician Leadership Forum

As part of the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) ongoing mission to improve the health of patients and communities, AHA introduced the Physician Leadership Forum to engage and partner with physicians to collaboratively advance excellence in patient care. AHA’s Physician Leadership Forum also seeks to gather input from physicians to inform AHA policy and advocacy efforts while advancing physician leadership within the health care delivery system.