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How one Kansas hospital is addressing its sustainability challenges and advancing health equity

Sep 26, 2019
Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and other AHA leaders recently visited Kearny County Hospital, a critical access hospital in Kansas, where they met with the hospital’s board and community leaders about the organization’s innovative efforts to attract physicians, serve a unique population and improve health equity.
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Chairman’s File: Creating age-friendly health systems

Sep 23, 2019
We must all prepare ourselves to make care better and friendlier for older adults, and the Age-Friendly Action Community is a great step in that direction. 
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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.
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Chairman’s File: Podcast — driving value by addressing the social determinants of health

Jul 22, 2019
Hospitals and health systems recognize that addressing social determinants of health is central to driving value and advancing overall well-being.
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The real story on health care costs is deeper than one cherry-picked statistic

Jul 17, 2019
A recent American Enterprise Institute blog on hospital prices fails to capture the full story on how hospitals and health systems have slowed price growth.
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Chairman’s File: Supporting caregivers on crucial conversations

Jul 8, 2019
AHA resources can help care teams — and their patients — move beyond the awkwardness to engage in honest communication that can transform lives.
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How two rural hospitals are engaging in innovative practices to meet the needs of their communities

Jul 2, 2019
AHA staff recently visited two rural hospitals to see and hear firsthand how leaders are engaging in innovative practices to increase accessibility and affordability for their communities.
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How screening for social needs advances health

Jul 2, 2019
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, shares how screening for social needs can help hospitals and health systems improve population health and offers tips to make your program more robust.
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Perspective: Hitting the right mark on transparency

Jun 28, 2019
When the federal government and America’s hospitals and health systems work together, we can make a real difference for patients.