AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack and AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins today authored an OpEd in The Hill discussing the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs and what they mean for patients and our health care system. “Ultimately, the current system of exorbitantly-priced drugs is unsustainable for everyone — patients, employers, insurers, and taxpayer-funded programs like Medicare and Medicaid,” they wrote. “We stand ready to work together to find commonsense and innovative solutions that will help make drugs affordable for everyone.” Read more.
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 House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved legislation to address surprise medical bills and Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts.
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…