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Nov 18, 2015
Tomorrow is National Rural Health Day. There is no better time for the nation’s nearly 2,000 small and rural hospitals to join the AHA in thanking our rural health champions in Congress.
Nov 17, 2015
A recent study questioned how nonprofit hospitals communic
Nov 16, 2015
Antibiotics are one of the great discoveries in medicine and the most important weapon in fighting bacterial diseases.
Nov 13, 2015
A new coalition of consumer advocates, employers and others today announced their opposition to the proposed health insurance deals between Aetna/Humana and Anthem/Cigna.  The
Nov 13, 2015
Antibiotic resistance – when bacteria stop responding to the drugs designed to kill them – may be the single most important infectious disease threat of our time.
Nov 11, 2015
America’s hospitals honor the service of our nation’s veterans and work to provide high-quality care for those who have served in the armed forces.  Working closely with our partners in the Veteran
Nov 10, 2015
There is a little-known – but critical – law that helps ensure hospitals are able to care for their communities.  It is a ban on physician self-referral to hospitals in which they have an ownership
Nov 6, 2015
Saving an estimated 50,000 lives and $12 billion in health care costs is something to celebrate.  Congratulations to the 3,700 acute-care hospitals that have participated in one of the Hospital Eng
Nov 3, 2015
The AHA is proud to support National Apprenticeship Week, November 2-6, sponsored by the Department of Labor (DOL).