AHA Stat Blog


Mar 29, 2019
The health field is undergoing unprecedented change driven by patients’ evolving needs, new technologies and new entrants.
Mar 28, 2019 by Elisa Arespacochaga
The AHA Physician Alliance conducts regular Questions with Clinician Leaders podcast featuring physicians across the country sharing their views on key issues. This month’s focus is on addressing social determinants of health (SDoH), an effort fundamental to the Care Well value of the Alliance. Below are four keys to addressing SDoH using skills and resources your organization already has. 
Mar 27, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog post, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, shares how hospitals and health systems have made substantial efforts to improve quality outcomes, resulting in meaningful progress in providing high-value, affordable and person-centered care.
Mar 25, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
I have hope that the rapidly evolving health care landscape will empower us to deliver better care than ever before and to build a nation of healthier individuals and communities.
Mar 22, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Hospitals and health systems are building the future patients want and need to lead their healthiest lives.
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.