An AHA-sponsored piece appearing online and in print today in USA Today looks at hospital initiatives to advance health care affordability and value and optimize the patient experience. “Affordability and value should go hand-in-hand in health care, helping optimize the patient experience,” the article notes. “Hospital and health system leaders across the United States are tackling affordability directly — but they can’t do it alone. Addressing affordability will require all parts of the health care sector to think differently and act collaboratively. Every stakeholder — hospitals, physicians, drug and device companies, insurers, the government, even patients — has a role to play.”
The Department of Health and Human Services as of July 1 has reduced by nearly 20% its backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level,…
Five hospital-led partnerships to improve community health will receive the AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award Thursday at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.
Atrium Health’s Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, N.C., will receive the 2019 AHA Quest for Quality Prize Thursday at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.
Hospitals and health systems recognize that addressing social determinants of health is central to driving value and advancing overall well-being.
The Aspen Institute recently chose AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., to participate in its Health Innovators Fellowship.
A recent American Enterprise Institute blog on hospital prices fails to capture the full story on how hospitals and health systems have slowed price growth.