At its International Summit & Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design & Construction March 17-20 in San Diego, the American Society for Health Care Engineering will present 2024 Vista Awards to the Inova Fairfax (Va.) Medical Campus for its Tower Operation Room Renovation and to Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center for its Central Utility Plant.
The Department of Justice has disrupted a botnet of hundreds of small office and home office routers hijacked by hackers sponsored by the People’s Republic of China in a campaign targeting U.S. critical infrastructure and other organizations.
AHA Feb. 5 voiced support for many provisions in a proposed rule to improve how the No Surprises Act independent dispute resolution process functions, but said the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury still need to address several issues critical to the functionality of the IDR process.
by Joanne M. Conroy, M.D., Chair, American Hospital Association
The AHA Next Generation Leaders Fellowship offers an outstanding opportunity for developing and empowering a new generation of hospital and health system leaders.
Northern Light Health in Brewer, Maine, partnered with Morehouse School of Medicine to create a rural residency program for physician assistants.
A bipartisan group of senators Feb. 2 released for stakeholder feedback a discussion draft of legislation to clarify in statute Congress’ intent for the 340B program to help safety net providers maintain, improve and expand patient access to health care services by requiring drug manufacturers that participate in Medicaid and Medicare Part B to provide discounts and rebates to covered entities that serve a disproportionate share of low-income and underserved patients. 
The AHA, joined by five other national associations representing hospitals, Feb. 2 urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a case challenging how the Department of Health and Human Services applies Congress’ formula for calculating Disproportionate Share Hospital payments.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Violence in health care settings should never be accepted as “part of the job.”
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Jan. 31 updated its Overdose Prevention and Response Toolkit.
Hospital and health system leaders Jan. 31 received an email from the AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity requesting their participation in AHA's 2024 DEI Benchmark Survey, which will be available until March 29.