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Apr 29, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
In my experience, health care is a team sport.  Patient outcomes and experiences improve when caregivers are expert communicators – trained on best practices for interaction not only with patients, but also with one another.  
Apr 26, 2019 by Rick Pollack
With our Better Health for Mothers and Babies initiative, America’s hospitals and health systems are enhancing our commitment to improving maternal health.
Apr 22, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
There is no doubt that enhanced convenience and customer service is where health care is headed.
Apr 19, 2019 by Rick Pollack
AONL is leading the nursing leadership field forward, and the AHA will keep working to support them so that, together, we can advance health in America.
Apr 18, 2019 by Kimberlydawn Wisdom
We must address the racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities that increase the risk of negative perinatal outcomes for women of color.
Apr 17, 2019 by Maryjane Wurth
AHA Executive Vice President Maryjane Wurth previews AHA’s Team Training Conference, where different interdisciplinary groups from diverse health care settings come together to fundamentally change the future of team-based health care.
Apr 15, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
During this National Minority Health Month, I encourage you all to learn more about the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations in the U.S. and focus on diversity, inclusion and health equity to advance health across the nation.
Apr 15, 2019 by Melinda Hatton
Regarding Modern Healthcare's "Health system consolidation may be holding down healthcare employee wages," we are concerned about the article presenting the findings of a study on consolidation as established fact given that it is identified as a working paper and has yet to go through a rigorous peer review process.
Apr 5, 2019 by Rick Pollack
The AHA has always been for common-sense policies that make it easier for patients to access care and for hospitals and health systems to deliver that care – and this will never change.
Apr 2, 2019 by Rick Pollack
The New York Times editorial on proposed Medicare cuts to off-campus hospital outpatient departments (March 26) fails to reflect the significant differences between hospitals, independent physician offices and other sites of care.