2014 AHA Environmental Scan Webcast

The 2014 American Hospital Association Environmental Scan provides insight and information about market forces that have a high probability of affecting the health care field. It is designed to help hospital and health system leaders better understand the health care landscape and the critical issues and emerging trends their organizations likely will face in the foreseeable future. The 2014 Environmental Scan is compiled from nationally recognized sources with recommendations from AHA governance committees. The scan is produced by Gene J. O’Dell, the AHA's vice president for strategic and business planning, with research from Donna J. Aspy, planning and operations manager, leadership and business development. Lee Ann Jarousse, H&HN's senior editor of custom publications, edited the information.

In this Webcast, hear AHA President and CEO, Rich Umbdenstock, and Vice President of Strategic & Business Planning, Gene O'Dell, discuss critical issues, key emerging trends and market forces that have a high probability of affecting the health care field.


Rich Umbdenstock Rich Umbdenstock
President and CEO
American Hospital Association
Gene O'Dell Gene O'Dell
Vice President
Strategic and Business Planning
American Hospital Association

Categories include:

  • Consumers and Demographics
  • Economy and Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology and E-Health
  • Insurance and Coverage
  • Political Issues
  • Provider Organizations and Physicians
  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Science and Technology

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The 2014 AHA Environmental Scan Webcast can be viewed in its entirety or by specific topic. Please choose your preferred video within the player below.