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Mar 9, 2017
Every day, we see stories about the exorbitant costs of prescription drugs and the serious challenges they pose for individuals and the entire health care system.
Mar 3, 2017
As the nation debates changes to the Affordable Care Act, it’s worth noting what’s been gained with the expansion of health care coverage to more than 20 million Americans.
Mar 2, 2017
For 34 years, the Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE) have honored exceptional volunteer efforts that provide distinguished service to h
Feb 24, 2017
When Congress returns next week, Republican leaders intend on advancing legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act – legislation which would currently include the possible redesign
Feb 24, 2017
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”– Martin Luther King Jr.
Feb 22, 2017
The AHA Committee on Performance Improvement’s new report explores key components of workforce. It is intended to foster a national conversation about why the alignment between workforce planning and development and operations is critically needed now. Changing care delivery models, changing payment models, increasing numbers of people accessing care, an aging population, aging caregivers and more patients presenting with comorbidities – all require us to focus on the workforce of today and tomorrow.
Feb 17, 2017
While Congress passed a budget resolution last month “unlocking” the reconciliation process to repeal and replace or repair the Affordable Care Act, the January 27 deadline for the committees of ju
Feb 14, 2017
Hospitals and health systems are on a journey that promises to take them to a place where they can improve the lives of thousands of people all at once, not just the health of one patient at a time
Feb 10, 2017
One of the best parts of my job is getting to travel the country and meet the women and men who are leading the way in redefining the “H” and transforming health care.