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Our communications services are designed to keep our members informed, supported, and connected. We provide hospital leaders with the tools and assistance they need to share their own hospital's story, to take part in the larger conversation surrounding health care topics and ideas, and to amplify their reach – strengthening the sense of community among hospitals in our state.

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Declaration of National Emergency and CMS Waivers Update

Posted on 3/17/2020
Last week, President Trump declared a national emergency. The declaration paves the way for ...

Arkansas Department of Health Influenza Weekly Report, March 7

Posted on 3/17/2020
In its most recent influenza weekly report, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 429 cases this flu season of PCR-confirmed flu-related hospital admissions and 683 antigen positive flu-related hospital admissions, as of March 7. To date, 86 inf

American Hospital Association Annual Survey is Open

Posted on 3/17/2020
Materials for the American Hospital Association’s 2019 Annual Survey were sent to hospital CEOs yesterday. The survey can be completed online and accessed ...

Changes to AHA Education Calendar

Posted on 3/17/2020
Because of the evolving situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in our state – and in accordance with CDC recommendations for limiting public gatherings – AHA and our various affiliated groups are adopting additional precautionary measures ...

March 8th-14th is Patient Safety Awareness Week

Posted on 3/9/2020
This week is Patient Safety Awareness Week, an annual event intended to recognize patient safety improvements and to continue ...

Arkansas Department of Health Influenza Weekly Report, March 29

Posted on 3/9/2020
In its most recent weekly influenza report, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 386 cases this flu season of PCR-confirmed flu-related hospital admissions and 619 antigen positive flu-related hospital admissions ...

CMS Suspends Survey Activities Due to COVID-19 Response

Posted on 3/9/2020
CMS on March 4 suspended “non-emergency” surveys of compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation to free surveys to focus on COVID-19 and other serious health and safety threats ...

COVID-19 Testing Update

Posted on 3/9/2020
The widespread availability of COVID-19 testing in Arkansas has been limited, but additional options are on the horizon. Current CDC guidelines suggest ...

NYITCOM To Host HIV Symposium Tomorrow

Posted on 3/5/2020
More than 100 health care professionals and educators are scheduled to attend Friday’s Delta HIV Symposium, which will be hosted by New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University ...

Amicus Brief Filed to Support Motion for Summary Judgement Against HHS Price Disclosure Final Rule

Posted on 3/2/2020
On Friday, AHA – along with 36 other state hospital associations – filed an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit filed by the American Hospital Association et al. and its motion for summary judgement against the Department of Health ...

2020 Census Outreach Resources: Spread the Word in Your Community

Posted on 3/2/2020
From March 12-20, the Census Bureau will send invitations to your community members to respond to the 2020 Census...

Supreme Court Will Review ACA Case

Posted on 3/2/2020
The Supreme Court today said it will review, during its term beginning in October, a federal appeals court decision that held the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional...

Arkansas Hospitals Prepare for COVID-19

Posted on 3/2/2020
Concerns continue about the 2019 novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus that was first identified in China and has spread to more than 60 other countries and territories, including the United States ...



Ashley Warren
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