The House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee today held a hearing on innovative practices and technology in health care. In a statement submitted to the subcommittee, AHA highlighted how hospitals and health systems are using technology and new care delivery models to enhance the patient experience and add value. “These innovations are allowing hospitals to meet patients’ needs for greater convenience and online access,” AHA said. “However, updates are needed to legal and regulatory structures to continue to enhance the consumer experience, better coordinate care, and allow for greater use of technology.” Specifically, AHA urged Congress and the administration to expand access to telehealth, ease participation in new care models, complete the broadband infrastructure, and reduce regulatory burden.
The Aspen Institute recently chose AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., to participate in its Health Innovators Fellowship.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released a proposed rule that would revise certain requirements for long-term care facilities.
The House Ways and Means Committee today launched a health task force to better address the needs of residents in rural and underserved communities.
In this AHA Stat Blog, Jay Bhatt, senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, looks at last year’s Innovation Challenge winners and how they…
The AHA and the Department of Homeland Security July 17 at 1 p.m. ET will host a webinar discussing current cybersecurity threats to the health care sector.
Hospitals and health systems are tackling affordability head on. AHA’s The Value Initiative has been leading the charge — developing new resources, sharing…