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American Hospital Association

Contact Information

155 N Wacker Dr

Chicago, IL 60606

1-800-424-4301 (Voice - Toll-free)
312-422-3000 (Voice)

Internet Resources


The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members come together to form the AHA. Through our representation and advocacy activities, AHA ensures that members' perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national health policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters. Our advocacy efforts include the legislative and executive branches and include the legislative and regulatory arenas. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.


The AHA publishes print materials and audiovisual products related to patient education, staff development, direct patient services, health care delivery, human resources, medical and nursing affairs, community relations, patient support services, and other aspects of hospital administration.


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Date Entered: 6/1/1998
Date Edited: 2/20/2013
Date Revised: 6/19/2006 12:48:53 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0654
Accession Number: DP91A0955

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