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Sep 17, 2019 by Jason Bernd
As part of National Rehabilitation Week, Jason Bernd, president and COO of Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital in North Carolina, writes about the value of strong partnerships with post-acute providers to improve coordination of care, lower costs and improve outcomes for patients.
Sep 16, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
As health care in our nation transforms, one thing remains constant for America’s hospitals and health systems: our unwavering commitment to providing safe, high-quality, patient-centric care.
Sep 16, 2019 by Michael Spigel
As part of National Rehabilitation Week, Michael Spigel, president and COO of Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville, Fla., writes about the inevitability of change in rehab settings and why organizations should embrace it.
Sep 13, 2019 by Rick Pollack
As cornerstones of your communities, hospital and health system leaders have the unique authority to lead initiatives to reduce the risk for violence and advocate for advancing health.
Sep 10, 2019 by Tom Nickels
A recent report from UnitedHealth comparing specialty drug spending in hospitals and independent physician offices fails to account for critical differences between these two settings while also ignoring the chief culprit in the growth in drug spending – the drug companies themselves. 
Sep 10, 2019 by Marie Cleary-Fishman
In this AHA Stat Blog, Marie Cleary-Fishman, R.N., AHA vice president of clinical quality, talks about the new digital Palliative Care Support Hub, where hospitals and health systems can find everything they need for designing, measuring and expanding palliative care services that put patients first.
Sep 9, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
Preparation is the key to success in many fields. For hospitals and health systems, preparedness and readiness are the cornerstones of our commitment to safeguard the health of the public.
Sep 6, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Health care is experiencing unprecedented change: the field is shifting to value-based care; new players are entering the health care field; and patients want services to be provided in a more conv
Sep 3, 2019 by Rick Pollack
A recent New York Times column relies on several seriously flawed studies to make extremely broad claims about the care hospitals and health systems provide and the role they play in their communities.