AHA Stat Blog


Mar 20, 2019 by Rick Pollack
The health sector is in midst of historic change—and it’s being driven by new technology and patients’ increasing desire to play a larger role in directing their own care.  
Mar 18, 2019
Together, we have a chance to design coordinated systems of support for patients and their families – next-generation care that will build a nation of healthier communities.
Mar 15, 2019 by Rick Pollack
As our country works to expand health coverage and improve access to care, “Medicare for All” is getting a lot of attention. There are many different flavors so it’s worth diving a little deeper into what “Medicare for All” really means. A new report released on Tuesday shows exactly what one proposed “Medicare for All” bill would do – and how it will impact hospitals, health systems and patients’ access to care.
Mar 11, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Patients should be confident in knowing that their hospital is their lifeline to access care in their community. The cuts proposed today raise serious concerns about how hospitals and health systems can ensure they serve as the safety net for their patients.
Mar 11, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
I was pleased to take part in a robust discussion about new leadership competencies last week in conjunction with the South by Southwest Festival.
Mar 8, 2019
The AHA is here to help hospitals and health systems build the future of health care delivery.  
Mar 7, 2019 by Melinda Hatton
The shift to a health care system that rewards value over volume is fundamentally transforming the patient care landscape.
Mar 6, 2019 by Maryjane Wurth
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 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.