Data & Insights

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…
Jun 15, 2022
A new infographic provides a quick overview on the number of health systems in the U.S. AHA has defined two types of health care systems, and both involve an ownership, lease, sponsorship or contract-management relationship with a central organization.
May 10, 2022
To help members address the impact of payer prior authorization and payment delays and denials, as well as anticompetitive practices, on patients and provider organizations, the AHA has launched AHA Vitality Index™. Learn how this dashboard supplies the commercial payer transparency that hospitals…
Feb 22, 2022
The American Hospital Association conducts an annual survey of hospitals in the United States. The data here, published in 2021, are a sample from the 2019 AHA Annual Survey (FY 2019) and offer quick answers on number of hospitals, hospital bed counts, icu beds, admissions, and expenses in the U.S…
Feb 7, 2022
The chance of acquiring COVID-19 during a hospital stay is low, according to a study
Jan 20, 2022
Action Planning is a critical step in collectively advancing equity and dismantling structural barriers (e.g., racism, sexism, ageism, etc.) in hospitals and health care systems. This Transformation Action Planner is for hospitals at Transforming on the Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action…
Jan 20, 2022
Action Planning is a critical step in collectively advancing equity and dismantling structural barriers (e.g., racism, sexism, ageism, etc.) in hospitals and health care systems. This Transformation Action Planner is for hospitals at Affirming on the Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action…
Jan 20, 2022
Action Planning is a critical step in collectively advancing equity and dismantling structural barriers (e.g., racism, sexism, ageism, etc.) in hospitals and health care systems. This Transformation Action Planner is for hospitals at Immersing on the Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action…
Jan 20, 2022
Action Planning is a critical step in collectively advancing equity and dismantling structural barriers (e.g., racism, sexism, ageism, etc.) in hospitals and health care systems. This Transformation Action Planner is for hospitals at Committing on the Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action…
Jan 19, 2022
Action Planning is a critical step in collectively advancing equity and dismantling structural barriers (e.g., racism, sexism, ageism, etc.) in hospitals and health care systems. This Transformation Action Planner is for hospitals at Exploring on the Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action…