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by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
The cyberattack against Change Healthcare that began on Feb. 21 is the most serious incident of its kind leveled against a U.S. health care organization.
by Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., Chair, American Hospital Association
In today’s episode, I talk with David Perlstein, M.D., president and CEO of SBH Health System, located in the Bronx, N.Y. David and I discuss how hospitals and health systems are transforming health care and proactively improving the health and well-being of their communities.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
This week’s cyberattack on Change Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest health care technology companies, is yet another unwelcome reminder of the ability of cybercriminals to take advantage of our mission of caring by disrupting daily operations.
by Richard J. (Rick) Pollack
It is important for us to continue to exercise the principles of democracy that Washington and the Founding Fathers fought so hard for and speak up, asking hard questions of candidates in this election year and evaluating their thinking on the issues that affect our field.
by Andrea Preisler
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Jan. 17 finalized new regulations aimed at reforming the prior authorization process.
by Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., Chair, American Hospital Association
For the 61 million people who live in rural America, their local hospital provides essential services and programs to advance their health and the health of their communities.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
For the 57 million Americans who live in rural areas, their hospital is the lifeblood of the community.
by Bharath Krishnamurthy, Director, Health Analytics & Policy, by Aimee Kuhlman, VP Advocacy Grassroots, Government Relations
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates a stunning lack of understanding of the 340B drug pr