TrendWatch Chartbook analyzes the latest in hospital and health system trends. It is produced by the AHA. Charts will be updated semi-annually as new data become available. The last update was October 23, 2020.
Jul 14, 2020
Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. For example, tax-exempt hospitals annually demonstrate accountability to the communities they serve by reporting to IRS on the benefits they provide to their community using the IRS Form 990 Schedule H and making…
Jan 8, 2020
America’s hospitals and health systems are at the center of their communities, both as providers of critical services and as large – and often the largest – employers. They train tomorrow’s health care providers and cultivate future leaders by building and expanding their dynamic workforces to…
Feb 6, 2018
EY was commissioned by the American Hospital Association to analyze the federal revenue forgone due to the tax exemption of non-profit hospitals as well as the community benefits they provide. This study presents estimates for 2016, the most recent year for which community benefit information is…
Aug 15, 2022
At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities across America entered mandatory quarantines and temporarily shut down many every day services such as schools, retail stores and libraries.
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 5, 2022
What is Paxlovid? Paxlovid (ritonavir-boosted nirmatrelvir) is a preferred oral antiviral authorized for the treatment of mild-moderate COVID-19 illness. Patients take a combination of pills twice a day for 5 days. Paxlovid should be administered as early as possible following the…
Jul 28, 2022
The cost of commercial insurance is increasing at an unsustainable rate — squeezing individuals and families, employers, and public programs. The average family insurance premium has increased 47% over the past 11 years — faster than general inflation and more than any other part of the health care…
Jul 20, 2022
To help AHA members navigate the ongoing demands associated with workforce recruitment and retention, the AHA has partnered with Prolucent Health to create the Health Care Jobs Report. These region-specific reports are derived from data aggregated by Prolucent’s platform LiquidCompass directly from…
Jul 5, 2022
The Living Learning Network’s pandemic reflection book showcases the defining moments of COVID-19 as told by the front lines.