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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.

Hospitals offering housing for improved patient care

Dec 12, 2019
Hospitals and health systems investing in housing helps control costs while also ensuring that discharged patients have a safe and clean place to sleep each night, writes Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer.

How health equity impacts outcomes

Dec 11, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are improving health outcomes by tackling disparities in their communities, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.

Improving health for mothers and babies

Dec 10, 2019
Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and chief nursing officer and CEO of its American Organization for Nursing Leadership, spotlights hospital and health system efforts to improve outcomes for mothers and babies and previews AHA’s Executive Forum on accelerating the momentum.

Addressing social needs and social determinants of health — what comes next?

Nov 26, 2019
Hospitals and health systems can use data and metrics to guide their strategies on social needs and social determinants, writes Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative.

Five takeaways on value from HLTH conference

Nov 19, 2019
Value was mentioned in nearly every conversation I joined.

Chairman’s File: Saluting hospital efforts to improve community health

Oct 21, 2019
As we seek innovative ways to improve the health of our communities, it is more important than ever for hospitals and health systems to partner with others.

Behavioral health resources available to aid providers

Oct 17, 2019
Several AHA resources are available to help improve access to behavioral health care, writes Mary Lou Mastro, R.N., president and CEO of Edward-Elmhurst Health in Illinois, in this AHA Stat Blog.

AHA letter to editor: Insurers key to health care cost transparency

Oct 7, 2019
Regarding Modern Healthcare's Sept.

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.