The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the results of its assessment of hospital compliance. Importantly, CMS is the official arbiter of compliance with the transparency rules.
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New CMS Report Shows Hospitals and Health Systems Are Working to Implement Price Transparency Policies and Help Patients Understand CostsFeb 17, 2023 by Molly Smith - Group Vice President for Public Policy, American Hospital Association, by Aaron Wesolowski - AHA Vice President of Policy, Research, Analytics and Strategy, by Terrence Cunningham
Feb 17, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
America’s hospitals and health systems are places of healing, hope, comfort and caring. Today, they also face many challenges that jeopardize their ability to always be there ready to care.
Feb 13, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
If you’re interested in expanding your knowledge and skills and making transformative changes at your hospital or health system, visit AHA.org to learn more about this competitive fellowship program.
As the Government Prepares to End COVID-19 Emergencies, We Must Use Lessons to Create a Better Health Care SystemFeb 10, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
For three years, hospitals, health systems and health care workers have been on the front lines of the greatest public health crisis our nation has faced in a century.
Feb 6, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
Nearly 1,200 health care leaders from rural hospitals, health systems and health clinics, as well as rural associations and community health organizations, will convene Feb. 19–22 in San Antonio for the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference.
Feb 6, 2023 by Sue Ellen Wagner
Before COVID-19 seized center stage in our national conversation about the future direction of health care, the word most often heard driving that discussion was transformation.
Feb 3, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Cyberattacks are increasing globally and in the U.S., with health care organizations, especially hospitals and health systems, being prime targets.
Feb 1, 2023 by Joy A. Lewis
Our nation’s health care system leaders are increasingly aware of existing gaps in care and outcomes across different patients and are well-positioned to take actions that advance high-quality, equitable care for all, especially those from historically marginalized groups.
Chair File: Leadership Dialogue — Discussing Creative Approaches to Health Care Challenges with Wright L. Lassiter IIIJan 30, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
This year I’ll be continuing the AHA Leadership Dialogue series and talking with health care, business and community leaders on trending topics in the field.
Jan 27, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Today marks three full years that the COVID-19 public health emergency has existed in the United States.
Jan 23, 2023 by Aisha Syeda
According to the CDC, 80% of pregnancy-related deaths can be prevented; that’s a 20% increase from previous years. Know why? That’s the theme for today’s Maternal Health Awareness Day – Know Why. Maternal Health Awareness Day, Jan. 23, shines a light on the many complex factors contributing to maternal health deaths and amplifies promising initiatives to combat the rising rates of maternal morbidity and mortality.
Jan 23, 2023 by Denise Brooks-Williams
Jan 23, 2023 by Carolyn Caldwell
Jan 23, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
For the past 125 years, the AHA has been a tireless advocate for the health care field, patients, and communities.
Jan 20, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
“Hospitals and health systems come in all shapes and sizes, but at the end of the day, you’re providing care to people.
Jan 13, 2023 by Lisa Mallory
Jan 13, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Hospitals and health systems have a special role to play in helping to realize Dr. King’s dream of a truly just society.
Jan 11, 2023 by Jonathan B. Perlin, M.D., PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Joint Commission
The past couple of years have not been easy for health care. As health systems and hospitals continue to recover from the financial, physical and emotional burdens brought on by COVID-19, they also face immense challenges — including staffing shortages and health care worker burnout.
Jan 9, 2023
John Haupert is president and CEO of Grady Health System, a public, academic health system serving metro Atlanta and Georgia.
Jan 6, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
The convening of the 118th Congress this week is a reminder of Washington’s highly-charged political environment.