Key takeaways for rural health care organizations in managing a public health crisis.
AHA Stat Blog
Mar 31, 2023 by Helena Bonfitto, by Benjamin C. Wise
Mar 31, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
One year ago, we asked hospitals and health systems to participate in an important effort – AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap.
Mar 30, 2023 by Stacy Garrett-Ray, M.D. - Senior Vice President, Chief Community Impact Officer, Ascension
As we close out Women’s History Month, reflecting on the trailblazing women who have advanced modern medicine, and prepare for National Minority Health Month in April, we also should consider what we can do as health care professionals to create even more opportunities for women across our industry, particularly for women of color.
Mar 29, 2023 by Aaron Wesolowski - AHA Vice President of Policy, Research, Analytics and Strategy
The AHA has previously noted the third party observers who demonstrate a tenuous grasp of the data and rules regarding federal hospital transparency requirements.
Chair File: Leadership Dialogue — Creating a Culture of Innovation with Robert C. Garrett of Hackensack Meridian HealthMar 27, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, I talk with Bob Garrett, CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health, based in New Jersey. Bob and I discuss the important role of hospitals and health systems in leading medical research and innovation to transform health care and make patient care better, accessible and more efficient.
Out of Touch with Reality: Pushing Back on Editorial in The Washington Post Calling for Medicare Cuts to Hospitals and Health SystemsMar 24, 2023 by Ashley Thompson - AHA Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development
The editorial board of The Washington Post has published an opinion piece cal
Mar 24, 2023
The AHA today released a new document refuting six misleading conclusions from Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s 2023 report on hospital payment adequacy.
Mar 24, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Some of the most impactful laws passed in our country have needed to be revisited and fine-tuned to remain relevant to peoples’ lives.
Mar 23, 2023 by Ashley Thompson - AHA Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis and Development
Earlier this month the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released its annual
Mar 23, 2023 by Jandel Allen-Davis
Mar 23, 2023 by Dana Weston Graves
Mar 20, 2023 by Molly Smith - Group Vice President for Public Policy, American Hospital Association
A recent Urban Institute report highlights the issue of medical debt but fails to examine two of the chief driving forces of this debt: inadequate enrollment in comprehensive health care coverage and high-deductible health plans that intentionally push more costs onto patients.
Mar 20, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
The COVID-19 pandemic, opioid crisis and mpox outbreak. Hurricanes Ian and Fiona. Severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides in Kentucky. Wildfires and straight-line winds in New Mexico.
Mar 17, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Hospitals and health systems can play an important role in ensuring patients have trustworthy, accurate and scientifically sound information to help them make the best health care decisions for themselves and their loved ones.
Mar 16, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
The international firm EY has looked at how the benefits tax-exempt hospitals provide stack up against their federal tax exemption. Last year’s report showed the spread was 9 to 1 – for every $1 of exemption, reporting hospitals provided $9 of benefit to the community.
Mar 13, 2023 by Ogechi Emechebe
Mar 13, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
March 12–18 is Patient Safety Awareness Week.
Mar 10, 2023 by Benjamin C. Wise
The values of rural America mirror those of health care quality: people first. The challenge of delivering equitable, effective care is particularly acute in rural areas, where residents face unique barriers to accessing these services.
Setting the Record Straight: Hospitals are Implementing Price Transparency Policies and Helping Patients Understand CostsMar 10, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Hospitals and health systems are committed to empowering patients with all the information they need to live their healthiest lives.
Mar 6, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
There are excellent opportunities in the coming months to connect with colleagues across the country on the most important issues facing our field.