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American Hospital Association

C-suite leaders regularly attend American Hospital Association events

Our Reach & Influence

The American Hospital Association is the national voice for the nation’s hospitals and health systems.

  • Our membership includes more than 90 percent of the nation’s hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations.
  • Our Audience Database includes more than 300,000 contacts from health care organizations, providers and other allied to the field. Hospital/Health System CEOs and C-suite leaders regularly engage with our content and attend our events.
  • At this time of tremendous upheaval for health care, the field looks to us for best practices, market insights and new ideas.
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Hospital and health system leaders working on issues

Big Challenges

What keeps hospital leaders up at night?

Clearly, COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on care delivery and finances. But it is not the only issue that occupies the mind of a hospital leader. Others include:

  • Cyber threats
  • Workforce challenges
  • Ensuring access and affordability
  • Meeting a growing need for behavioral health care
  • Adapting to new payment models
  • Addressing the social determinants that impact health
  • Protecting health care access and resources in rural areas

American Hospital Association Report

Becoming a Health Care Business Partner of Choice

This inaugural national survey on the state of hospital and business solution provider relationships was designed to better understand the changing relationship between hospitals and their business partners during this unprecedented year in health care. Download the report to learn about the top challenges, tactics and trends employed by hospital solution providers.


Our Services

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Reaching health care leaders has never been more challenging. In these turbulent times, hospitals, health systems and health care professionals look to us for education, tools and support to help them better serve patients in their communities.


National Conferences

35th Annual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference | Feb. 6-9, 2022

AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

February 6-9, 2022 | Phoenix, AZ

The event of choice for rural leaders who want to exchange ideas and learn best practices to ensure a more sustainable future. Attendees include rural hospital and health system administrator’s, trustees, physician executives, nurse leaders and more.

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2021 AHA Annual Membership Meeting


With continued uncertainty related to travel and restrictions on the ability to host large, in-person events in Washington, D.C. due to COVID, the AHA finds it necessary to cancel our April 2021 annual meeting.

While the advocacy work that is the heart of this meeting won’t miss a beat, we’ll move to a series of virtual advocacy meetings throughout the year. Look for more details soon. Also consider joining us February 17-18 for AHA’s virtual rural health care leadership conference and in Nashville for AHA’s Leadership Summit, which is July 22-24.

We value our relationship with our sponsors and regret any inconvenience this presents. Due to the complexity of the circumstances, we ask for your patience as we determine next steps.

If you have immediate questions, please contact marketing@aha.org or 312-893-6894.

AHA Leadership Summit 2021

AHA Leadership Summit - A Virtual Event

July 28-29, 2021

The 2021 AHA Leadership Summit features senior health care executives, clinicians and experts in the field presenting high level, transformational strategies and innovative approaches for achieving sustainability while delivering greater value and health equity through operational excellence, creative partnerships, and redefined delivery models. Special attention will be paid to the strategies and practices that enable health care leaders to remain resilient and respond successfully in periods of sustained crisis.

Join senior executives from hundreds of the nation’s leading hospitals and health systems at this unique forum where health care leaders discuss the issues that keep them up at night.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities offer both broad exposure and targeted connections with senior health care executives. Support the entire virtual event, design and deliver a session that features your own executive leadership, sponsor a new Affinity Group, or gain visibility through numerous other opportunities.


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The American Hospital Association Advancing Care Conference

Advancing Care Conference

October 4-6, 2021

Move from Crisis to Quality with a Multi-Month Conference Experience Focused on Improvement, Resiliency and Innovation

From the AHA Center for Health Innovation comes a brand-new interactive conference experience aimed at the health care professionals who get things done. The Advancing Care Conference starts virtually then pivots to the in-person conference halfway through the experience. Using cutting-edge design thinking exercises, attendees are equipped with custom strategies and an actionable plan to tackle challenges. The experience continues online after the conference with virtual tools and a community of peers to support successful solution implementation.


Chicago, IL.

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AHA Associates, sponsors, and exhibitors are the only businesses who can register for AHA meetings.

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Marketing Solutions Guide

Promote Your Brand & Make New Connections

When you tap into the power of the AHA, you are connecting with the single best source of access and insights in health care. Learn how we empower businesses to share their solutions with our members at this pivotal time.


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