Physician Leadership Forum

The American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum (PLF) is a new way for physicians and hospitals to advance excellence in patient care. Through the Forum, the AHA will work more closely with the medical community to identify best practices and deliver value-based care. Participating physicians and hospitals will commit to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of care delivery. The American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum also offers physicians a unique opportunity to participate in AHA policy and advocacy development process while preparing to collaboratively lead the hospitals of the future.

What's New

  • Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Toolkit

    A 2013 AHA white paper, Appropriate Use of Medical Resources, identified five areas where hospitals, in partnership with their clinical staff and patients, should look to reduce non-beneficial care. The PLF is releasing toolkits on each recommended areas. The latest toolkit addresses the appropriate use of elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for patients with acute heart disease. Previous toolkits focused on patient blood management, antimicrobial stewardship and ambulatory care sensitive conditions. To download the toolkit, click here »

  • Surviving and Thriving in the New Commercial Environment - Webinar Presentation Available

    Changes happening in the commercial market require whole new ways of engaging with customers. Presenters Sam Glick, partner, Oliver Wyman and Niyum Gandhi, partner, Oliver Wyman, share the disruptions coming to the health care environment and the view from hospitals and health systems as they begin to adapt to a new way to engage and deliver health care. To learn more or download the presentation, click here »

  • 2014 Survey of Physician Practice and Contracting Arrangements with Hospitals

    To fully understand how physician practice and contracting arrangements and their relationships with hospitals are developed and affect care delivery, the AHA conducted a baseline survey of the nation’s hospitals and health systems to gather data on the types of relationships physicians and hospitals are developing to improve care delivery and meet the needs of their communities. To learn more or download the report, click here »

  • Governance of Physician Organizations - Registration Now Open

    Join your physician and hospital executive colleagues on Saturday, July 25 from 11:30 am – 5:00 pm at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA for a half-day complimentary program to hear highlights of the Blue Ribbon Panel report on Governance of Physician Organizations, including case study presentations from three leading-edge physician organizations. To learn more or register, click here »