AHA Stat Blog


Feb 12, 2019 by Jay Bhatt
AHA’s Association for Community Health Improvement’s annual conference is a chance for health care leaders to shape population health and equity initiatives from the ground up.
Feb 11, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
In recent years, Airbnb, Uber and Netflix have changed the way we vacation, hail a ride and watch movies.
Feb 8, 2019 by Richard J. (Rick) Pollack
The last thing a patient should worry about in a health crisis is an unanticipated medical bill that unintentionally impacts their out-of-pocket costs … and undermines the trust and confidence that patients have in their caregivers.
Feb 5, 2019 by Tom Nickels
The authors of this Health Affairs study on hospital and physician prices use limited data to draw broad conclusions.
Feb 4, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
We must act now – and together – to protect local access to high-quality, affordable care and empower rural hospitals to thrive as cornerstones of their communities for generations to come.
Feb 1, 2019 by Rick Pollack
The AHA’s goal is to improve the health care of every American, no matter where they live…big city, small town, frontier or somewhere in between.
Jan 28, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
Health care affordability is a key issue for consumers, hospitals and health systems. While health care leaders have been tackling the issue head on – redesigning care and implementing operational efficiencies – solving this complex challenge will require us all to think differently and more collaboratively.
Jan 25, 2019 by Rick Pollack
America’s patients deserve the best care in the world, and America’s national hospital associations are united in calling for accelerated interoperability to make that happen. 
Jan 18, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Last week, I shared a few areas where we can advance health in America this year, even in a divided Congress. Number one on that list: reining in the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs.
Jan 16, 2019 by Sean Marotta
AHA outside counsel Sean Marotta shares insight from yesterday’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court in a case about when the Department of Health and Human Services must give public notice and accept and respond to comments on its proposed policies.