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RAND’s solutions for lowering health care costs are ineffective and potentially harmful

Mar 5, 2021
A recent report from RAND misses the mark on solutions to the cost of health care and draws its conclusions from the same recycled and incomplete studies.
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Health Care Disruptors Forge Ahead, Pandemic or Not

Feb 25, 2021
Hospitals and health systems should embrace opportunities to work with other stakeholders in the health care ecosystem, such as tech data companies, on new combinations of services. Leaders should see this as an opportunity to work together with health care disruptors, if they are not doing so already, by sharing their tacit knowledge and expertise in health care.
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Compassion Tech: Merging Technology, Consumerism and the Human Connection for Health Innovation

Feb 11, 2021
Although “compassion tech” does not yet define a particular category of innovations, it follows the natural evolution of health care technology. While e-health was popularized by the digitization of health care through electronic medical records, we now use “digital health” to refer to a wide range of consumer-facing and backend technologies like wearables, analytic platforms and clinical decision support.
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Blog: RAND Gets it Wrong (Again) on Hospital Prices

Sep 22, 2020
The RAND Corporation has released the third edition of its hospital price transparency study. The AHA previously highlighted our extensive concerns with the data and methodology used in the last version.
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Perspective: Making Progress on Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills

Feb 14, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack discusses the current state of surprise medical billing legislation and the challenges that remain ahead before any proposals are finalized.
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Perspective: Protecting patients from surprise billing requires the right prescription

Dec 13, 2019
It’s critical that you tell your senators and representative to end surprise billing once and for all in a deliberative way that protects patients and ensures access to care.
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Five takeaways on value from HLTH conference

Nov 19, 2019
Value was mentioned in nearly every conversation I joined.
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AHA letter to editor: Insurers key to health care cost transparency

Oct 7, 2019
Regarding Modern Healthcare's Sept.
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Perspective: Gearing up for a busy September on Capitol Hill

Aug 16, 2019
Two weeks ago, I wrote about the important role AHA member hospitals and he
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Brief on hospital prices paints misleading picture

Aug 15, 2019
UnitedHealth Group’s brief on hospital prices uses cherry-picked data and omits important facts to paint a misleading picture.