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by Crysta Meekins
AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity at the 38th National Association of Health Services Executives (N.A.H.S.E.) Annual Education Conference in Atlanta hosted Understanding Bias in Black Maternal Health, which included a screening of “Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story.”
by Sue Ellen Wagner
As the role of the board in quality and performance improvement comes into focus, additional support and education in QAPI will ensure that all patients receive safe, high-quality care.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
Nearly 15 years ago, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine estimated that only 1.5% of acute care general medical and surgical hospitals had a comprehensive electronic health records system.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Coverage is the gateway to access health services that can ensure healthier individuals, healthier families and healthier communities.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
In this episode John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association and Mary Beth Kingston, executive vice president and chief nursing officer at Advocate Health will discuss nursing leadership trends and strategies that can make an impact as hospitals and health systems.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Older adults are living and working longer than any time in our history, redefining what life’s later stages look like.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
People visit hospitals to receive care for injuries or diseases or undergo needed medical procedures and surgeries.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
While telehealth use has skyrocketed these last few years, our laws have not kept up.
by Stacey Hughes, by Chip Kahn
For more than a decade, the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act, more commonly known as the “Stark Law,” has protected the Medicare program from unfettered growth in physician-owned facilities and further expanding their practices of selecting the healthiest and most profitable patients, driving up utilization, and deferring emergency services to publicly funded 911 services or general acute care hospitals when their patients need emergency care.
by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
Delivering quality health care to all individuals in our communities — and ensuring they can easily access needed health services — is a top priority for hospital and health system leaders and teams.