By bringing you the top thinkers and leading practitioners in the field, AHA's leadership events help you transform care delivery.

AHA's leadership programs and speakers bring together innovative ideas, thoughtful insights, and tested strategies for improving health care delivery and enhancing leadership capacity.

Driving Innovation and Excellence

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A personalized, 90-day consulting engagement paired with a 3-day immersive innovation “boot camp” that will help you uncover insights, create a solution, build a prototype and see real results within 90 days.


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A juried award program to help AHA members identify innovative solutions to issues associated with high-cost, high-need care populations. The top three proposals selected will receive prize amounts up to $100,000 to help bring their ideas to life.


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Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) is an evidence-based set of tools for optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork among health care professionals. It includes a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials and a training curriculum to successfully integrate teamwork principles into any health care system.

Teams working with American Hospital Association faculty have improved communication and teamwork in their organizations through courses, webinars, an annual national conference and community support and engagement.



National Conferences



Executive Forums on Health Care Affordability

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Join the American Hospital Association, expert thought leaders and your peers to explore various strategies your organization can use to make health care more affordable for your patients and community at these exclusive events being offered regionally in 2018.

The rising cost of health care for individuals, the field, business and government is one of the environmental forces significantly impacting the work of hospitals, health systems and health organizations. Finding ways to provide sustainable, affordable health care services is an AHA member strategic priority, and the focus of this one-day gathering of hospital and health system executives. Choose form 4 regional locations and dates:

Dates and Locations

MARCH 22, 2018

JULY 12, 2018

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

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