AHA Stat Blog


Nov 8, 2018 by Cynthia Washington
Hospitals are using CHWs to expand access to care and achieve better health outcomes, particularly among underserved communities. 
Nov 6, 2018 by Ashley Thompson
A recent opinion piece in The Hill paints an inaccurate picture of CMS’s site-neutral payment proposal, which is both bad policy and clearly undercuts Congressional intent to protect payments for hospital outpatient clinic visits and expanded services at certain off-campus hospital departments from cuts.
Nov 5, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Hospitals and health systems continue to be challenged by the ever-increasing number of quality measures that must be reported.
Nov 2, 2018 by Rick Pollack
When more people have health coverage, everyone wins—the patients who need care, the insurers that provide coverage, and the hospitals and health systems that provide care. 
Oct 30, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
Even as we work to close our knowledge gaps around long-term outcomes and care, it is clear that Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome merits greater attention.
Oct 29, 2018 by Nancy Agee
When tragedy strikes, the role of hospitals and health systems is clear: respond, treat, and be a force for good.
Oct 26, 2018 by Rick Pollack
Open enrollment on the marketplaces begins on Nov. 1 for 2019 coverage and runs through Dec. 15, and America’s hospitals and health systems have a vital role to play in connecting consumers with health coverage.
Oct 25, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
CHW programs — which are in wider use overseas than domestically — hold enormous promise for delivering on hospitals’ commitment to advance health in their communities.
Oct 24, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
Every day, more than 130 Americans die from opioid-related drug overdoses. It’s clear that the opioid epidemic’s grip on our communities continues to be a major challenge. At the same time, we also see progress in addressing the problem.
Oct 22, 2018 by Nancy Agee
AHA is working to help hospitals and health systems transform their teams of experts into an expert team.