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From High School to RN: An Innovative Approach to Creating a Diverse Workforce

Colorado Healthcare Ethics Resource: Supportive Resources for Colorado's Healthcare Workers

Workforce and Staffing Support Options During COVID-19 Surge

Nurse and Hospital Staffing: A Comprehensive Approach to Implementation and Achieving Safe, Reliable and Effective Care

Four Measures that are Key to Retaining Nurses


Leadership Beyond the Pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic: Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice Supporting Preparedness in the Spheres of Impact

Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Future of the Nursing Workforce: National and State-Level Projections

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Nov 22, 2021
Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA) and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a new television and digital ad campaign to thank health care workers during the holiday season.
Nov 18, 2021
The House of Representatives today voted to pass a modified version of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), a roughly $1.75 trillion social spending package that includes many health care provisions. The bill, which is being considered under reconciliation procedures, is likely to undergo significant changes as it moves through the Senate in the coming weeks.
Nov 16, 2021
The AHA Nov. 22 will launch a national, multi-faceted “thank you” campaign to express the organization’s profound appreciation for our nation’s hospital and health care workers and reiterate how highly they are valued.
Nov 15, 2021
Sens. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Reps. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., and David McKinley, R- W.Va., urge the White House to enlist federal agencies to investigate price gouging by nurse staffing agencies, to protect patients in dire need of life saving health care treatment and prevent conduct that is exacerbating the shortage of nurses and continuing to strain our health care system. 
Nov 5, 2021
The following are highlights of provisions included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that may affect hospitals and health systems and the communities they serve.
Nov 1, 2021
More than 20 months after the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in the U.S., the pandemic continues to affect communities across the country and has pushed our health care system to the brink, with the latest surge from the delta variant raising new challenges.
Oct 26, 2021
AHA urges Congress to enact the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667) and prioritize funding to support the nation’s health care workforce needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.