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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.
Feb 27, 2019 by Lindsey Dunn Burgstahler
The AHA has partnered with The University of Chicago Booth School of Business to develop a new training opportunity for health care leaders, Building and Leading a Culture of Innovation. The course, which is offered in April and July, will help leaders uncover behaviors that inhibit innovation in their organizations, and develop a plan for unblocking them guided by best practices for change management.
Feb 25, 2019
Get the ball rolling today by starting a conversation with your board about your vision, role and purpose in the community.
Feb 22, 2019 by Rick Pollack
As a politically practical matter, we need to focus on finding consensus to improve the system we have rather than subject the nation to yet another polarizing debate on health care.