AHA Stat Blog


Aug 20, 2019 by Jim Prister
Policymakers should provide a stable environment for post-acute care providers to implement existing reforms and evaluate their impact, writes Jim Prister, CEO of RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale, Ill., and chair of the AHA’s Post-acute Care Steering Committee.
Aug 19, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
When invited to play a larger role in their own care, many patients welcome the chance — and results show that patient engagement, in turn, improves outcomes.
Aug 16, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Two weeks ago, I wrote about the important role AHA member hospitals and he
Aug 15, 2019 by Tom Nickels
UnitedHealth Group’s brief on hospital prices uses cherry-picked data and omits important facts to paint a misleading picture.
Aug 12, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
Often quietly and out of the public eye, the vital work of advancing health in America happens on many fronts.
Aug 9, 2019
What do New York-Presbyterian, Henry Ford Health System of Detroit, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles all have in common?  
Aug 5, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
Like all Americans, we watched with shock and heavy hearts as news came in this weekend of the tragic events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
Aug 2, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Thomas Jefferson once said: “We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.”  
Jul 29, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
How can health care organizations start to prepare for effective leadership succession?
Jul 22, 2019
Hospitals and health systems recognize that addressing social determinants of health is central to driving value and advancing overall well-being.