AHA Leadership Summit News Coverage

AHA Chairman Brian Gragnolati, AHA Chair-elect Melinda Estes, M.D., AHA Chair-elect Designate Rod Hochman, M.D., and AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack kicked off the AHA Leadership Summit this afternoon.

Nearly 1,500 hospital and health system leaders are in San Diego for the 2019 AHA Leadership Summit, where they are examining strategies for enhancing the affordability and value of health care; opportunities for advancing quality, patient safety and community health improvement; models for creating cultures of innovation that drive delivery system transformation; leadership competencies and workforce strategies for positive change; and governance excellence.

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Jul 27, 2018
The AHA today announced that Parkview Health of Fort Wayne, IN; University of Pennsylvania Health System of Philadelphia; and West Tennessee Healthcare of Jackson, TN are the winners of AHA’s inaugural Innovation Challenge.
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA Board of Trustees has selected as it chair-elect designate Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, MO.
Jul 26, 2018
Read on for coverage of AHA's chair-elect designate, keynote sessions, awards and sights and sounds from the conference.
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA today presented two federal health care leaders with awards for outstanding service to the health care field. Capt. James Hancock, M.D., commanding officer of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, received the Award for Excellence, while Lt. Col. Johnathan Compton, M.D., deputy director of medical services at the Air Force Medical Operations Agency in San Antonio, received the Special Achievement Award.
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA today presented its 2018 Board of Trustees Award to author and futurist Ian Morrison at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. The award recognizes individuals or groups who have made substantial and noteworthy contributions to the work of the AHA.
Jul 26, 2018
Northwell Health, New York State's largest health care provider and private-sector employer, today received the 2018 AHA Quest for Quality Prize for its exemplary achievements in improving and preserving access to care, addressing the social determinants of health and encouraging innovation.
Jul 26, 2018
The Missouri Hospital Association today received the 2018 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership for its work to improve health care quality.
Jul 18, 2018
Navicent Health of Macon, GA, will receive the 2018 AHA Equity of Care Award July 27 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.
Jul 17, 2018
Five hospital-led partnerships to improve community health will receive AHA NOVA Awards July 28 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.
Jul 12, 2018
The AHA will present its 2018 Board of Trustees Award to author and futurist Ian Morrison July 26 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.