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Jan 13, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
Health care professionals are driven by heart. They are energized by a challenge to improve the lives of others. And they are dedicated to always doing what’s best for our patients. This mission has fueled me throughout my career, and it’s the reason I’m looking forward to working with all of you during my year as chair of the AHA Board of Trustees. 
Jan 10, 2020 by Rick Pollack
Election Day is fewer than 10 months away so get ready, get connected and get involved.
Jan 10, 2020 by Rick Pollack
In addition to improving quality, mergers produce important cost savings and do not increase revenues.
Jan 7, 2020 by Jay Bhatt
AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O. recently was featured on a Fox News story on hospitals in Denver and Chicago are investing in real estate and moving individuals directly from hospital emergency rooms into stable housing with intensive case management. See the story and more on AHA’s efforts to advance health.
Jan 6, 2020
Watch the video below to learn more about her background, key priorities and what she is most excited about for her year as AHA chair.
Dec 20, 2019
On behalf of the AHA Board of Trustees and our team, thank you for everything you do to advance health in America.
Dec 19, 2019 by Sean Marotta
Sean Marotta, a partner at Hogan Lovells who authored AHA's amicus briefs in the case, answers questions about the decision.
Dec 19, 2019 by Tom Nickels
The pharmaceutical industry’s latest “report” is an obvious attempt to divert attention away from a problem of their own making: skyrocketing drug prices.
Dec 18, 2019 by Elisa Arespacochaga
Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance, examines key competencies today’s health care leaders should look for in the next generation of workers.
Dec 17, 2019 by Priya Bathija and Duane Reynolds
Hospitals and health systems are improving the patient experience by understanding implicit bias, preparing for sensitive conversations and addressing other factors that impact this part of the value equation.