The AHA will be participating in a number of sessions across the coming days as part of the SXSW Interactive Festival’s Health and MedTech track – to share how hospitals and health systems are transforming to advance health in their communities.
Mar 6, 2019 by Maryjane Wurth
Mar 4, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
All around us, we see exciting examples of bold thinking and experimentation to better serve patients. Already, many of these new models and methods are achieving positive results.
Mar 1, 2019 by Richard J. (Rick) Pollack
Patients and their providers rely on these prescription drugs for treating injury and managing illness. Yet the drug companies and their shareholders have been treating America’s patients and providers like a piggybank.
Feb 27, 2019 by Lindsey Dunn Burgstahler
The AHA has partnered with The University of Chicago Booth School of Business to develop a new training opportunity for health care leaders, Building and Leading a Culture of Innovation. The course, which is offered in April and July, will help leaders uncover behaviors that inhibit innovation in their organizations, and develop a plan for unblocking them guided by best practices for change management.
Feb 25, 2019
Get the ball rolling today by starting a conversation with your board about your vision, role and purpose in the community.
Feb 22, 2019 by Rick Pollack
As a politically practical matter, we need to focus on finding consensus to improve the system we have rather than subject the nation to yet another polarizing debate on health care.
AHA releases virtual expedition to help clinicians and organizations address social determinants of healthFeb 21, 2019 by Jay Bhatt, D.O.
AHA Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Jay Bhatt, D.O., shares information on a new resource from AHA’s Physician Alliance to help frontline staff and their leadership teams tackle the social determinants of health.
Feb 21, 2019 by Richard J. (Rick) Pollack
“Competition? It’s What the Doctor Ordered” paints an incomplete picture of how coordinated networks of care among hospitals and health systems affect health care delivery. Not only does it leave out many key facts on the benefits to patients and communities…it also attempts to draw broad conclusions based on limited and incomparable studies and data.
Feb 15, 2019 by Richard J. (Rick) Pollack
In this ever-changing world, there are fewer certainties than ever before: the health care field, the political landscape, and even the climate are transforming as I write. But, one thing that doesn’t change, and you can count on: The AHA Annual Membership Meeting is one of the best places to learn about the new trends shaping health care, hear about our field’s opportunities to impact public policy from the key players who are shaping it, and talk with your peers from across the country about how we can build a stronger health system for our patients, hospitals and communities.
Feb 14, 2019 by Melinda Hatton
Earlier this month AHA released a blog post that pointed out numerous flaws in a recent Health Affairs study on hospital and physician prices between 2007 and 2014. We asked the respected economics consulting firm Charles River Associates to take an even closer at why the study’s findings are flawed.