To support hospitals embarking on their population health journey, the Health Research & Educational Trust and the Association for Community Health Improvement, in partnership with the Public Health Institute, conducted a nationwide survey of hospitals and health care systems to assess the state of population health efforts in 2015. The survey elicited responses from more than 1,400 hospitals and addresses how population health initiatives are structured, partnerships with community organizations, and the process of assessing community health needs. The full survey results are featured in this slide deck.
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Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee leaders today released a
The AHA supports policies that encourage the continued development of out-of-pocket estimates, when appropriate.
The one issue that all stakeholders – hospitals, physicians, insurers and consumers – agree on is that patients should not be balance billed for emergency…