AHA Stat Blog


May 18, 2018
Health care is changing as the march from volume to value moves forward. And hospitals and health systems are redefining the “H” to meet the demands of the moment, and of the future, in a way that is even more responsive to our patients and communities.
May 14, 2018 by Molly Smith
Another week, another drug industry-funded consultant attempting to divert attention away from the high and rising costs of prescription drugs by attacking the 340B drug pricing program.
May 14, 2018 by Nancy Agee
There are excellent initiatives across the country that are making a real difference in people’s lives.
May 10, 2018 by Melinda Hatton
The same cohort of authors responsible for the Health Care Pricing Project’s flawed 2015 paper recently released an updated version.
May 4, 2018 by Rick Pollack
On Sunday, May 6, we kick off National Hospital Week and pause to celebrate the 5.5 million women and men who make America’s hospitals and health systems such special places.
May 3, 2018
The American Hospital Association Grassroots Champion Award recognizes those hospital leaders who most effectively educate elected officials on how major issues affect the hospital’s vital role in the community.
Apr 30, 2018 by Nancy Agee
National Hospital Week is a wonderful opportunity to take time to celebrate the health care field and the people who make health care so special.
Apr 27, 2018 by Rick Pollack
We’re pleased to see CMS follow through on its commitment to reduce regulatory burden. This is crucially needed as we continue, and accelerate, the transition to value-based care.
Apr 24, 2018 by John Riggi
All organizations must remain vigilant and ensure the proper cybersecurity procedures and controls are in place and practiced. While the stolen information may not retrievable, steps can be taken to mitigate the Mabna threat and other nation-state-sponsored cyber threats to academic medical centers, hospitals and health systems. This will help safeguard medical research and, most importantly, protect patients.